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Aegina: Contexts for Choral Lyric PoetryMyth, History, and Identity in the Fifth Century BC$
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David Fearn

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199546510

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546510.001.0001

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Introduction: Aegina in Contexts

Introduction: Aegina in Contexts

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(p.1) Introduction: Aegina in Contexts
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Aegina: Contexts for Choral Lyric Poetry
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DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546510.003.0001

This introductory chapter outlines the rationale and scope of the book, whose aim is to open out appreciation of the significance of Aeginetan poetry, culture, and society as widely as possible, both within the immediate contexts and concerns of Aeginetan aristocrats, and through the history of fifth-century Greece. Main subjects for discussion are poetic articulations of local myth, economics, politics and administration, ritual and cult, art, and historiography. A detailed discussion of methodology and approaches is presented together with an overview of subsequent chapters.

Keywords:   Aegina, poetry and choral song, Pindar and Bacchylides, Athens, Aiakidai, myth, history and historiography, art, identity

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