The speaker of Pindar's epinician
poems (1) is well known for esteeming piety and religious reverence.
In part 1, the author provides, consequently, chapters on archaic "media of memory" such as epinician
(victory poems) and lyric verse (Pindar and Simonides), tragic drama (Aeschylus' Persians), and epideictic and deliberative oratory (here Lysias' funeral oration and Andocides' On Peace).
Pindar's verbal art; an ethnographic study of epinician
And victories vary: not having the requisite athletic contests, the Renaissance freely adapted epinician
to metaphorical victories, like the Nativity, but further to politics or music or abstract thought.
67-68 make it clear that he, not the boy's father Phrikias, was the one who commissioned the epinician
. For a more detailed exposition of this passage and its significance, see my remarks in Hubbard, "Implied Wishes" 41-45.
According to Carnes, Virgil's use of the genre of epinician
briefly introduces new voices into the poem, opening the text up to heteroglossia --" in Bakhtinian terms, the epinician
novelizes the Aeneid" (107).
Quam diu etiam furor iste tuus nos eludet?" (17) The formal intricacy, the rich scope and verbal orchestration which Abrams hints at above not only relate to the Pindaric epinician
which eulogize the victor and his family, and even the Ciceronian sentence, but also to Quintilian's Institutio Oratoria (published in AD 95) which Wordsworth may have read by February 1798.
Writing while the war still raged, four years after Ginsberg's Mantra declared its end, Sanders too could do little more than to sing an epinician
to the heroes of the Peace-swarm in order "briefly ...
Conway's versions of the Epinician
Odes in the 1997 Everyman Paperback edition Pindar, The Odes and Selected Fragments.(9) A lengthy introduction (xvii-lvi) surveys Pindar's life, poetic genres, interpretation (note the comment on `the major study of C.
At his Palatine Temple Apollo was figured as both the avenging bowman against the Niobids and (in the central cult statue) the peaceful god of music, Apollo citharoedus.(26) Horace's myth-making telescopes similar Apolline associations and thereby adds to the ode's epinician