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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 Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Funeral rites and ceremonies, Ancient -- Greece.