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The blind bard and ‘I’: Homeric biography and authorial personas in the twelfth century
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages, Department of Linguistics and Philology.
2014 (English)In: Byzantine and modern Greek studies, ISSN 0307-0131, E-ISSN 1749-625X, Vol. 38, no 1, 49-67 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This paper explores correspondences between biographical attributes of Homer and self-representation in twelfth century texts: The first section deals with the blind bard’s presence in Theodoros Prodromos’ Sale of poetical and political lives and the ‘rhetoric of poverty’ in his poetry; the second with Ioannes Tzetzes’ class-room persona and the emplotment of Homer’s biography in the Exegesis on the Iliad; the third with the same author’s take on ancient traditions about the initially unstable situation of the Homeric text and his struggle to secure the immortality of his own name. 

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Maney Publishing, 2014. Vol. 38, no 1, 49-67 p.
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Homer, John Tzetzes, Theodore Prodromos, Authorship
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-219865DOI: 10.1179/0307013113Z.00000000035ISI: 000334305500004OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-219865DiVA: diva2:703340
Available from: 2014-03-06 Created: 2014-03-06 Last updated: 2017-12-05Bibliographically approved

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