By David Fearn
about the character of political energy and aristocratic society. New mild can also be shed on Bacchylides' Dithyrambs, via certain dialogue of the proof for the kuklios khoros ('circular chorus') and its relation to a number of varied spiritual fairs, specifically inside democratic Athens. The links
created among literary matters and cultural contexts reinvigorate those underappreciated poems and display their relevant significance for the self-definition of political communities.
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Bacchylides: Politics, Performance, Poetic Tradition (Oxford Classical Monographs) by David Fearn