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n.1.A library.
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Occhipinti presents a historiographical study of the Hellenica Oxyrhynchia (HO) that defines its relationship with fifth-century and fourth-century historical works as well as its role as a source of Diodorus' Bibliotheke. In addition to intertextual comparison, she draws on other tools of inquiry such as papyrological and narratological investigations.
Dessa maneira Atena se torna uma especie de protetora da condicao feminina, lembrando que ela propria opta pela virgindade e tambem vivencia uma situacao semelhante a de Cassandra, quando Hefesto tenta violenta-la (PSEUDO -APOLLODORUS, Bibliotheke, 3.14.6) (11).
Diodorus' mythistory and the pagan mission; historiography and culture-heroes in the first pentad of the Bibliotheke.
Along the way I should like to play on the multiple meanings of the Greek word bibliotheke. The proper meaning of this term is `book storehouse', (2) an architectural or movable structure in which books, the material content of the collection, are housed.
The Greek bibliotheke became the Latin bibliotheca and literally meant "book-case," which could stand for an inert collection of books.
It is generally agreed that Ephorus was Diodorus' source for Books 11-16 of his Bibliotheke,(5) the invasion of Xerxes being narrated within the first thirty-seven chapters of Book 11.
Radt); Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheke 17.117.2; Apollonius Sophisticos, Homeric Lexicon 34.28; Joseph and Aseneth 8.8; Anacreontea 18.4; Clementine Homilies 5.3.2; and in The Acts of Paul 4.12) and five similarly 'additional' instances of the use of the cognate verbs [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], and [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Homer, Iliad 10.b'; 18.355; Bion, The Lament for Adonis 1.80; Galen, On the doctrines of Hippocrates and Plato 3.2.11; Rhianus, Fragment 73.3; Epigrammata 12.142; and Chrysippus of Acraiphia, 906.14).
In its arrangement and content the Catalogue was similar to the Bibliotheke of Apollodorus, a prose work of the first or second century A.D.(27) Both were organized around the great families of Greek myth such as the Deucalionids, Inachids, and Atlantids.
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