By Anton Bierl,Menelaos Christopoulos,Athina Papachrysostomou
From Homer to Sophocles and Greek center Comedy, and from Plato and Protagoras to Ovid, this quantity contains a panoramic and cross-generic evaluation of the various dealing with and advert hoc elaboration of the overarching literary notions of "time" and "space". The twenty-one contributions of this quantity written through a world workforce of esteemed students offer an equivalent variety of hermeneutic ways to person, specific facets of Greek and Latin literature. the quantity is purposely designed no longer as a linear exhibit of data, yet particularly as an anthology of decide on paradigms that target to illustrate the multidimensional functionality and multifaceted function of the dual notions of "time" and "space" all through historical Greek and Latin literary texts. the quantity opens with analyses of conspicuous instances from epic poetry, proceeds with examples from drama (tragedy and comedy), and concludes with different circumstances of chronotopes (empirical, imaginary, or even transferring ones), in numerous literary genres.
The quantity is of maximum relevance because it meets the cultural and theoretical traits of today’s Classics. It accordingly will allure not just the curiosity of specialized Classicists however it can also be meant for a much wider basic readership.