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Classical Antiquity. 2016; 352247–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2016.35.2.247
Published: 01 October 2016
...Dunstan Lowe Static levitation is a form of marvel with metaphysical implications whose long history has not previously been charted. First, Pliny the Elder reports an architect’s plan to suspend an iron statue using magnetism, and the later compiler Ampelius mentions a similar-sounding wonder in...
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 362288–316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.2.288
Published: 01 October 2017
... courtiers.33 They also exemplify a Hellenistic aesthetic of refine- ment, delicacy, and polish (all of course qualities of Posidippus work as well).34 There are exceptions a magnet torn from the roots of Mysian Olympus, for instance but these too characterize the court as a place of wonders. Each...
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Classical Antiquity. 2015; 342209–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2015.34.2.209
Published: 01 October 2015
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Classical Antiquity. 2011; 301148–177 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2011.30.1.148
Published: 01 April 2011
... to mind: the purple fabrics in Agamemnon, the bow in Philoctetes, or the urn in Sophocles Electra. Each of these props is, in the words of one scholar, a magnet for the central issues of the tragedy in which it is featured.1 Although visually less striking if only because of its smaller size...
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Classical Antiquity. 2010; 292327–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2010.29.2.327
Published: 01 October 2010
... are suspended and an open-ended desire takes over.67 This is demonstrated elegantly in Clitophon s speeches to Leucippe on the manifestations of ero¯s in the natural world, by peacocks (1.16.2 3), magnets (1.17.1 2), plants (1.17.3 5), water (1.18.1 2), and snakes (1.18.3 5). Clitophon takes his...
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Classical Antiquity. 2010; 292250–277 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2010.29.2.250
Published: 01 October 2010
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Classical Antiquity. 2009; 28139–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2009.28.1.39
Published: 01 April 2009
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Classical Antiquity. 2008; 272231–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2008.27.2.231
Published: 01 October 2008
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Classical Antiquity. 2007; 262249–275 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2007.26.2.249
Published: 01 October 2007
... time by harsh pains, asked to hear a healing utterance against all kinds of diseases.12 Trans. D. McKirahan, modified According to his own account, Empedocles is met by thousands of people in every city he enters.13 His appearance displays a magnetism that exerts a pull on his surroundings, and he has...
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Classical Antiquity. 2006; 251179–209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2006.25.1.179
Published: 01 April 2006
... underground geography. It is noteworthy that in Odyssey 11, Odysseus does not actually appear purves: Falling into Time in Homer s Iliad 183 be thought of as a magnetic Weld that draws the bodies of the heroes towards it Patroclus, Hector, and eventually Achilles. In this way it not only suggests mortality...
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Classical Antiquity. 1997; 161151–203 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25011057
Published: 01 April 1997
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Classical Antiquity. 1996; 15177–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25011032
Published: 01 April 1996
...(pseXe; &yov6o T' lptevat &YCyao6 ' &dto)Xa0oa) on a papyrus which is then tied with mule hair to a magnet. The verse could also simply be spoken. On the amulet, the curse is probably addressed to the potential fetus, but the adjective &yovoo is ambiguous; with the exception of very rare appearances...
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Classical Antiquity. 1995; 14141–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25000142
Published: 01 April 1995
... remains a surpassingly lovely woman, intelligent, magnetic, deeply concerned for her home and family, very possibly more sinned against than sinning.39 "You are not at all to blame," says Priam to her in Iliad 3.164, and the respectful admiration he accords her is universal among the heroes. Helen herself...
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Classical Antiquity. 1993; 122300–334 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25010997
Published: 01 October 1993
... in games, erected stelai, undertook building campaigns, and carried out innumerable other acts of piety.4 The flux of Delos's religious magnetism to the farthest corners of the Greek world,5 coupled with the island's inability to feed its own population, which forced the Delians to rely on grain...
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Classical Antiquity. 1987; 62249–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25010871
Published: 01 October 1987
... impetrata (35.17.2) Magnetes in Demetrias (35.31.13 and 35.39.7) Damocritus in Aetolia (35.33.9) Magnetes in Demetrias (35.39.7) Archidamus in Achaea (35.48.12 ff.). 35 his own auctoritas (36.31.8) his homespun rhetoric (36.32.5 ff) Naupactus (36.34 ff). 36 Cicero's De Rep. 6.12 38...
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Classical Antiquity. 1984; 311–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25010805
Published: 01 April 1984
... persona of Theocritus" ([supra n. 7] 245). 91 supra nn. 41 42 HARRY BERGER, JR. The Origins of Bucolic Representation: Disenchantment and Revision in Theocritus' Seventh Idyll* WHEN THE famous myth of the magnet in Plato's Ion is tested against the actual rhapsodic motives and practices the...
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