A man of many interests : Plutarch on religion, myth, and magic : essays in honor of Aurelio Pérez Jiménez /

The title of this volume A Man of Many Interests: Plutarch on Religion, Myth, and Magic. Essays in honour of Aurelio Pérez Jiménez is first and foremost a coalescing homage to Plutarch and to Aurelio, and to the way they have been inspiring (as master and indirect disciple) a multitude of readers in...

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Other Authors: Leão, Delfim Ferreira (Editor), Pérez Jiménez, Aurelio (honouree.), Roig Lanzillotta, Lautaro (Editor)

Format: eBook

Language: English

Published: Leiden; Boston : BRILL, 2019.

Series: Brill's Plutarch Studies ; 2.
Classical Studies E-Books Online, Collection 2020, ISBN: 9789004393820.


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Call Number: B603

Table of Contents:
  • Front Matter
  • Copyright Page
  • Preface
  • An Appreciation of Aurelio Pérez Jiménez
  • Lives
  • The Life of Theseus: From Theater to History /
  • Carlos Alcalde-Martín
  • "The Heraclean" and "The Dionysian" as Structural Traits in Plutarch's Biography of Antony /
  • José Luis Calvo Martínez
  • A Statesman of Many Resources: Plutarch on Solon's Use of Myth and Theatricality for Political Purposes /
  • Delfim Leão
  • Plutarch's Ghosts /
  • Judith Mossman
  • The Religiosity of Plutarch's Spartan Heroes and Their Attitude towards Divination /
  • Anastasios G. Nikolaidis
  • Plutarch on the Great Battles of Greece /
  • Christopher Pelling
  • Prophecy and Fortune (τύχη) in Plutarch's Marius and Sulla /
  • Philip A. Stadter
  • Moralia
  • The μεταβολή of the Soul (Frags. 177-178 Sandbach) /
  • Paola Volpe
  • The Virtues and the Intelligence of Animals in Plutarch /
  • Francesco Becchi
  • Plutarch's Image of the Androgynous Moon in Context /
  • Israel Muñoz Gallarte
  • The Myth of Human Races: Can Plutarch Help Us Understand Valentinian Anthropology? /
  • Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta
  • Plutarch's Use of Myth in His Anti-Stoic and Anti-Epicurean Polemics /
  • Geert Roskam
  • From the Classical Age to Plutarch: A Diachronic Study of the Term ἀλιτήριος in Greek Literature /
  • Vicente M. Ramón Palerm
  • Plutarch the Greek in the Roman Questions /
  • Frederick E. Brenk
  • Plutarch and the Separable Intellect: Some Further Reflections /
  • John Dillon
  • Platonic Elements in the Chaldaean Oracles /
  • Franco Ferrari
  • Marriage, Cult and City in Plutarch's Erotikos /
  • Aristoula Georgiadou
  • Plutarch on Philology and Philologists /
  • Luc Van der Stockt
  • Back Matter
  • Bibliography of Aurelio Pérez Jiménez /
  • Luisa Lesage Gárriga
  • Indexes.