Ever because the papyrus containing Alcman´s Partheneion used to be first released in 1863, classical students have strived to resolve its enigma. This ebook offers a verse-by-verse observation to the textual content with a few new proposals in accordance with an in depth inspection of the papyrus. The Scholia to the Partheneion, the place various new readings are made, vastly elucidate the composition of the refrain, the variety of its contributors, the id of the protagonist ladies, the social context, in addition to questions of functionality. a brand new version of the Partheneion and the Scholia is on the market on the finish, with a translation of the poem.
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