Theodora Antonopoulou, Sofia Kotzabassi, Marina Loukaki's Myriobiblos: Essays on Byzantine Literature and Culture PDF

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By Theodora Antonopoulou, Sofia Kotzabassi, Marina Loukaki

This quantity provides a large array of contributions on Byzantine literature and tradition, within which recognized Byzantinists procedure subject matters of ceremonial, schooling, historiography, hagiography, homiletics, legislation, philology, philosophy, prosopography, rhetoric and theology. New variations and analyses of texts and files are integrated. The essays mix conventional scholarship with more recent techniques, therefore reflecting the present dynamics of the sector.

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A Case of Magic from the Life of St Andrew the Fool, in: J. C. B. ), Greek Magic. Ancient, Medieval and Modern. London/New York 2008, 64-71. 30 Christine Angelidi The narrative begins with the woman visiting the magician Vigrinos, whose competence as well as piety and beneficence were of great renown in Constantinople. She was nervous but confident, she explained the reasons of her recourse to magic and upon returning home she prepared the items Vigrinos had required: a girdle, a lamp and oil, the wick and its holder, and a fire.

Greek and Latin Studies in Memory of Cajus Fabricius. Gothenburg 1990, 33-40, was inaccessible to me. On the basis of anachronisms, confused geography and similarities with tenth-century hagiographical texts, A. Berger, Life and Works of Saint Gregentios, Archbishop of Taphar. Millennium-Studien, 7. Berlin/New York 2006, 6-47, especially 40-45, dates the existent form of the Life in the late tenth century and localizes its composition in Constantinople. For the complexity of Gregentios’ dossier, see the remarks of C.

Greece and Rome 2nd ser. 31(1984) 181-189. Cf. 9: turpe senilis amor. 29 For the transmission of Aristophanes’ comedies and the relevant scholia, see W. J. W. Koster, Aristophane dans la tradition byzantine. RÉG 76 (1963) 381-396. A manuscript of Aristophanes together with a series of earlier scholia was used by the ninth-century scholar John of Sardis: K. Alpers, Untersuchungen zu Johannes Sardianos und seinem Kommentar zu den Progymnasmata des Aphthonios. Braunschweig 22009, 73-86. On the confused identities of the two homonyms “John of Sardis”, see A.

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