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Eris vs. Aemulatio : valuing competition in classical antiquity / edited by Cynthia Damon, Christoph Pieper.

Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 374 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 423.
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum. Monographs on Greek and Roman language and literature.
Mnemosyne supplements, Monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature, 0169-8958 ; volume 423
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Other Title:
Eris versus aemulatio
Subjects:
Competition -- History -- To 1500.
Competition.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
1. Introduction / Cynthia Damon and Christoph Pieper
Part 1. Eris reimagined. 2. Hesiodic Eris and the market / Ruth Scodel
Part 2. Ambivalence, critique, resistance. 3. Agonistic excess and its ritual resolution in hero cult : the funeral games in Iliad 23 as a mise en abyme / Anton Bierl
4. Certare alterno carmine : the rise and fall of bucolic competition / Yelena Baraz
5. Stasis, competition, and the 'noble lie' : metic mettle in Plato's Republic / Geoffrey W. Bakewell
6. Competition and innovation in Aristotle, Politics 2 / Inger N.I. Kuin
7. Aristotle's Poetics and skênikoi agônes / Oliver Taplin
8. Paradoxes and anxieties of competition in Hippocratic medicine / Ralph M. Rosen
Part 3. Multivalence, displacement, innovation. 9. Sleights of hand : epigraphic capping and the visual enactment of Eris in early Greek epigrams / Deborah Steiner
10. Roman architects and the struggle for fame in an unequal society / Christopher Siwicki
11. Political competition and economic change in mid-republican Rome / Seth Bernard
12. Mihi es aemula : elite female status competition in mid-republican Rome and the example of Tertia Aemilia / Lewis Webb
13. The poetics of strife and competition in Hesiod and Ovid / Charles T. Ham
14. Demosthenes versus Cicero : intercultural competition in ancient literary criticism / Casper C. de Jonge
15. Competition and competitiveness in Pollux's Onomasticon / Alexei V. Zadorojnyi.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Damon, Cynthia, 1957- editor.
Pieper, Christoph, editor.
Other format:
Online version: Damon, Cynthia, 1957- author. Eris vs. Aemulatio
ISBN:
9789004383968
9004383964
9789004383975 (e-book)
OCLC:
1056202099