Homer and the good ruler in antiquity and beyond / edited by Jacqueline Klooster, Baukje van den Berg.

Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2018.
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum volume 413.
Mnemosyne. Supplements ; volume 413
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Homer -- Criticism and interpretation.
Homer -- Influence.
Kings and rulers in literature.
Intro; ‎Contents; ‎Notes on Contributors; ‎Homer and the Good Ruler in Antiquity and Beyond: Introduction (Klooster and van den Berg); ‎The Birth of the Princes' Mirror in the Homeric Epics (de Jong); ‎Between Gods and Mortals: The Piety of Homeric Kings (Desmond); ‎A Speaker of Words and Doer of Deeds: The Reception of Phoenix' Educational Ideal (Klooster); ‎Plato's Homer as a Guide for Moderation and Obedience (Lake); ‎The Problem with the Prince: Agamemnon in the Ancient Exegetical Tradition on Homer (Bouchard)
‎Educating Kings through Travel: The Wanderings of Odysseus as a Mental Model in Polybius' Histories (Gerolemou)‎Some Critical Themes in Philodemus' On the Good King According to Homer (Fish); ‎Eumaeus, Evander, and Augustus: Dionysius and Virgil on Noble Simplicity (de Jonge); ‎Speaking Homer to Power: Anecdotes of Greek Intellectuals and Their Rulers in Plutarch's Symposia (Driscoll); ‎Homeric Ideals Versus Roman Realities? Civil War, Autocracy, and the Reception of Homer in Silius Italicus' Punica (Pyy)
‎Homer and the Good Ruler in the 'Age of Rhetoric': Eustathios of Thessalonike on Excellent Oratory (van den Berg)‎On the Good King according to Homer: A Sixteenth-Century Treatise by Christophoros Kondoleon (Pontani); ‎'Royal Blood Will Stain My Spear': Satire, Trauma, and Semi-barbarous Princelings in Robert Graves' The Anger of Achilles (McKenzie); ‎Index Locorum; ‎General Index
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Klooster, Jacqueline, editor.
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