Table of contents for Pindar's poetry, patrons, and festivals : from archaic Greece to the Roman Empire / edited by Simon Hornblower and Catherine Morgan.


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Notes on Contributors                                   vii
List of Illustrations                                   ix
Abbreviations                                          xiii
Map: The Mediterranean World of Pindar                  xv
I. Introduction                                              I
SIMON HORNBLOWER and CATHERINE MORGAN
PART I                                                 45
2. The Origins of the Festivals, especially Delphi and the Pythia  47
JOHN DAVIES
3. Origins of the Olympics                                  71
STEPHEN INSTONE
4. Pindar, Athletes, and the Early Greek Statue Habit       83
R. R. R. SMITH
5. Fame, Memorial, and Choral Poetry: The Origins
of Epinikian Poetry-an Historical Study                141
ROSALIND THOMAS
6. Epinikian Eidography                                    167
N. J. LowE
7. Pindar's Poetry as Poetry: A Literary Commentary
on Olympian 12                                         177
MICHAEL SILK
8. Pindar, Place, and Performance                         199
CHRISTOPHER CAREY
PART 2                                               211
9. Debating Patronage: The Cases ofArgos and Corinth    213
CATHERINE MORGAN
o1. Elite Mobility in the West                          265
CARLA M. ANTONACCIO
II. 'Dolphins in the Sea' (Isthmian p. 7): Pindar and
the Aeginetans                                       287
SIMON HORNBLOWER
12. Thessalian Aristocracy and Society in the Age of Epinikian  309
MARIA STAMATOPOULOU
PART 3                                              343
13. The Entire House is Full of Crowns:
Hellenistic Agones and the Commemoration of Victory  345
RIET VAN BREMEN
14. 'Kapetoleia Olympia': Roman Emperors and Greek Ag6nes  377
TONY SPAWFORTH
15. Conclusion: The Prestige of the Games
MARY DOUGLAS                                         391
Bibliography                                        409



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Pindar Criticism and interpretation, Bacchylides Criticism and interpretation, Laudatory poetry, Greek History and criticism