Archaic and Classical Choral Song: Performance, Politics and Dissemination Lucia Athanassaki

ISBN: 9783112190449

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Archaic and Classical Choral Song: Performance, Politics and Dissemination  by  Lucia Athanassaki

Archaic and Classical Choral Song: Performance, Politics and Dissemination by Lucia Athanassaki
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This book addresses the performance and dissemination of Greek poems of the seventh to the fifth centuries BC whose premieres were presented by a chorus singing in a ritual context or in secular celebrations of athletic victories. It explores howMoreThis book addresses the performance and dissemination of Greek poems of the seventh to the fifth centuries BC whose premieres were presented by a chorus singing in a ritual context or in secular celebrations of athletic victories.

It explores how choruses presented themselves- individuals and communities roles in funding performances and securing the circulation of texts- how performances continued inside and outside family and city, whether chorally or in symposia- and how such performances contributed to transmission of the poems texts until they were collected by Hellenistic scholars.



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