Pindar’s Mythmaking: The Fourth Pythian Ode

Charles Segal

223 pages, Hardcover

ISBN: 0691054738


Language: English

Publish: July 21, 1986

Combining historical and philological method with contemporary literary analysis, this study of Pindar’s longest and most elaborate victory ode, the Fourth Pythian, traces the underlying mythical patterns, implicit poetics, and processes of mythopoesis that animate his poetry.

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