Greek Festivals Modern And Ancient

Author: Evy Johanne Håland
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443896179
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This volume represents a multi-faceted, cross-period product of fieldwork conducted in contemporary Greece in combination with ancient sources.

Sport Bodily Culture And Classical Antiquity In Modern Greece

Author: Eleni Fournaraki
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317979737
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Eleni Fournaraki, Zinon Papakonstantinou. 'Resurrecting' Ancient Bodies: The
Tragic Chorus in Prometheus Bound and Suppliant Women at the Delphic
Festivals in 1927 and 1930 Antonis Glytzouris This essay aims at a systematic
investigation of theatre performances of Prometheus Bound and Suppliant
Women at the Delphic Festivals (1927, 1930) with particular reference to the art
of dance. It attempts to analyse the artistic and ideological content of the tragic
chorus such as ...

Greek Sport And Social Status

Author: Mark Golden
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292778953
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In this collection of essays, a noted authority on ancient sport discusses how Greek sport has been used to claim and enhance social status, both in antiquity and in modern times.

Choruses Ancient And Modern

Author: Joshua Billings
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199670579
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This is the first book to look systematically at the points of similarity and difference between ancient and modern choruses, across time and place, in their ancient contexts in modern theatre, opera, dance, musical theatre, and in ...

Women Pain And Death

Author: Evy Johanne Håland
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443815179
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The central theme of this article is women's role in connection with the cult of the
dead in ancient and modern Greece. The research will be based on studies in
ancient history combined with my own fieldwork and anthropological analysis of
today's Mediterranean societies. ... I base my comparison on certain religious
festivals, which are dedicated to deceased persons and on other death-rituals.


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The Greek way of death. London: Duckwort. Grunebaum, G. E. von. 1981 (1951,
1976). Muhammadan festivals. London: Curzon Press. Hastrup, Kirsten, ed. 1992
. Other histories. London: Routledge. Herodotus (Hdt.), trans. A. D. Godley 1946,
1950 (1922, 1925). Vols. 3-4. The Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, MA:
Harvard Univ. Press. Herzfeld, Michael. 1986. Ours once more: Folklore, ideology
, and the making of modern Greece. New York: Pella. . 1992 (1987).
Anthropology ...


Author: Stephen G. Miller
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520075092
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Ultimately they demonstrate that the concepts of virtue, skill, pride, valor, and nobility embedded in the word arete and so closely associated in the modern mind with Greek athletics are only part of the story from antiquity.