Table of contents for Singing the dead : a model for epic evolution / Reyes Bertolãain Cebriãaan.

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Table of Contents
Introduction								1
Part I
Chapter 1: In the Beginning Was the Rite				8
Chapter 2: From Funerary Lament to Epic				41
Chapter 3: Laments and Other Genres				85
Chapter 4: Women's Funerary Lament				118
Conclusion of Part I							146
Part II
Chapter 5: Epic and Sports						152
Chapter 6: Classical Funeral Orations and Epic			168
Part III
Conclusion								189
Appendix: Did the Romans Have an Oral Epic Tradition?		193
Bibliography								207

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Funeral rites and ceremonies, Ancient -- Greece.