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Classical Antiquity. 2016; 352147–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2016.35.2.147
Published: 01 October 2016
...Catherine Connors; Cindy Clendenon This interdisciplinary article argues that ancient Greek and Roman representations of Okeanos, Tartaros, and the underworld demonstrate an observational awareness of the hollow underground spaces that characterize the geomorphology of karst terrains in the...
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Classical Antiquity. 2020; 39195–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2020.39.1.95
Published: 01 April 2020
... the other, the two representing the differing temporalities of epic and tragedy, respectively. 1. THE SEVEN IN THE UNDERWORLD During his underworld journey, Aeneas, like Odysseus, encounters heroes from the Trojan War. Unlike the Greek hero, however, he also meets characters from the other great epic...
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Classical Antiquity. 2020; 391126–151 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2020.39.1.126
Published: 01 April 2020
... extinguished with his death. In Homer, the psukh (or eid lon as it is also termed) appears as a ghostly double of the dying hero; breathed out with his final breath, it flutters away to the underworld. We get a glimpse of this etherial creature in an Fig. 1: Red-figure calyx-krater, signed by Euphronios...
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Classical Antiquity. 2020; 39129–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2020.39.1.29
Published: 01 April 2020
... of Hades in a configuration among the obscure dead Under this emphatic form of double erasure, the addressee is unseen even as she stands in relation to the obscure shades who already inhabit the underworld. Despite the apparent disappearance of the addressee, however, she does not dissolve...
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Classical Antiquity. 2019; 38191–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2019.38.1.91
Published: 01 April 2019
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 372236–266 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.2.236
Published: 01 October 2018
... replace his friend (11), and he likens being left alone (16) without his friend to lying in darkness (17), an apparent reference to the under- world.51 The speaker of the Brothers Song does not go so far as to compare life without Charaxus to being in the underworld but does link Charaxus safe arrival...
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Classical Antiquity. 1999; 182187–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/25011101
Published: 01 October 1999
...Pamela Bleisch Aeneas' encounter with Deiphobus forms a critical juncture in Vergil's "Aeneid". In the underworld Aeneas retraces his past to its beginning; so too Vergil's audience returns to its starting point: the fall of Troy. Deiphobus himself is a metonym of Troy, embodying her guilt and...
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Classical Antiquity. 2018; 371108–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2018.37.1.108
Published: 01 April 2018
... previous problems with home, Colonus becomes Oedipus new dwelling place, as Theseus welcomes him to Attica. At the end of the play, Oedipus moves offstage to die in a place that is characterized as the threshold to the Underworld, traveling to the house of Hades, a place all mortals claim as their...
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 362236–287 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.2.236
Published: 01 October 2017
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Classical Antiquity. 2017; 361130–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2017.36.1.130
Published: 01 April 2017
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Classical Antiquity. 2016; 352279–314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2016.35.2.279
Published: 01 October 2016
... Odysseus mythi- cal journey well up through his words. Giuseppe Gilberto Biondi (1976), mean- while, argues for a more specific referent: namely, Odysseus journey to the underworld in Odyssey 11, where Odysseus enjoys the type of communication with the dead denied to Catullus.55 Neither possibility...
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Classical Antiquity. 2016; 3511–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2016.35.1.1
Published: 01 April 2016
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Classical Antiquity. 2014; 332281–318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2014.33.2.281
Published: 01 October 2014
... history, and also to place him on the shield by his resemblance to figures from different parts of the image: similemque minanti resembles the description of the rock on which Catiline hangs in the underworld as minaci (8.668); indignanti similem recalls the Araxes river itself described as indignatus...
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Classical Antiquity. 2014; 33131–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2014.33.1.31
Published: 01 April 2014
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Classical Antiquity. 2013; 322406–438 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2013.32.2.406
Published: 01 October 2013
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Classical Antiquity. 2013; 321176–199 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2013.32.1.176
Published: 01 April 2013
... and pomegranates and apple-trees with their bright fruit, and sweet figs, and luxuriant olives (E F / Od. 7.115 16). These lines are repeated in Odysseus s description of the trees which tempt Tantalus in the Underworld (Od. 11.589), and are the only instances of pomegranates in Homer. 28. None...
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Classical Antiquity. 2013; 32135–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ca.2013.32.1.35
Published: 01 April 2013
... underworld, and contain instructions and formulas which will help the soul to attain immortality. The two tablets from Pelinna have substantially the same text:47 upsilonperispomene upsilonperispomene A 1 9 upsilonlenis upsilonperispomene 0 0 upsilonlenis upsilongrave 0...
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Classical Antiquity. 2012; 312315–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2012.31.2.315
Published: 01 October 2012
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Classical Antiquity. 2012; 312349–389 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2012.31.2.349
Published: 01 October 2012
..., evoking far-flung places both natural and man-made. A watercourse could be called the Nile or Euripus while Hadrian is famously said to have boasted the Vale of Tempe, Canopus, and an Underworld in his villa at Tivoli, as well as an Academy and Lyceum.28 These recreated landscapes allowed the villa to...
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Classical Antiquity. 2012; 31156–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/CA.2012.31.1.56
Published: 01 April 2012