William G. Thalmann's Apollonius of Rhodes and the Spaces of Hellenism (Classical PDF

By William G. Thalmann

ISBN-10: 0199731578

ISBN-13: 9780199731572

even if Apollonius of Rhodes' striking epic poem at the Argonauts' quest for the Golden Fleece has all started to get the eye it merits, it nonetheless isn't popular to many readers and students. This ebook explores the poem's relation to the stipulations of its writing in 3rd century BCE Alexandria, the place a multicultural setting remodeled the Greeks' figuring out of themselves and the area. Apollonius makes use of the assets of the mind's eye - the parable of the Argonauts' voyage and their encounters with different peoples - to probe the increased percentages and the anxieties unfolded while definitions of Hellenism and bounds among Greeks and others have been uncovered to query. primary to this obstacle with definitions is the poem's illustration of area. Thalmann makes use of spatial theories from cultural geography and anthropology to argue that the Argo's itinerary defines area from a Greek standpoint that's whilst certified. Its limits are uncovered, and the symptoms with which the Argonauts mark house via their passage guard the tales in their complicated interactions with non-Greeks. The e-book heavily considers many episodes within the narrative in regards to the Argonauts' redefinition of house and the consequences in their activities for the Greeks' state of affairs in Egypt, and it ends by way of contemplating Alexandria itself as an area that accommodated either Greek and Egyptian cultures.

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