Brill’s Companion to Nonnus of Panopolis (Brill's Companions in Classical Studies)

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"The Egyptian Nonnus of Panopolis (5th century AD), author of both the 'pagan' Dionysiaca, the longest known poem from Antiquity (21,286 lines in 48 books, the same number of books as the Iliad and Odyssey combined), and a 'Christian' hexameter Paraphrase of St John's Gospel (3,660 lines in 21 books), is no doubt the most representative poet of Greek Late Antiquity. Brill's Companion to Nonnus of Panopolis provides a collection of 32 essays by a large international group of scholars, experts in the fieldof archaic, Hellenistic, Imperial, and Christian poetry, as well as scholars of late antique Egypt, Greek mythology and religion, who explore the various aspects of Nonnus' baroque poetry and its historical, religious and cultural background. Contributors are: Domenico Accorinti, Benjamin Acosta-Hughes, Gianfranco Agosti, Herbert Bannert, Alberto Bernab‚e, Pierre Chuvin, Claudio De Stefani, Jitse H.F. Dijkstra, Gennaro D'Ippolito, Filip Doroszewski, Riemer A. Faber, Roberta Franchi, Rosa Garc‚ia-Gasco, Camille Geisz, Daria Gigli Piccardi, Fotini Hadjittofi, David Hern‚andez de la Fuente, Scott Fitzgerald Johnson, Troels Myrup Kristensen, Nicole KrŤoll, Anna Maria Lasek, Jane L. Lightfoot, Calum Alasdair Maciver, Enrico Magnelli, Laura Migu‚elez-Cavero, Peter van Minnen, Ronald F. Newbold, Robert Shorrock, Fabian Sieber, Christos Simelidis, Konstantinos Spanoudakis, Francesco Tissoni, Berenice Verhelst, and Mary Whitby."--

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Domenico Accorinti, Ph.D. (1992), Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, is an independent researcher and teaches Classics at the Gymnasium Galilei, Pisa. He has published on late Greek poetry, mythology, and the history of religions, includingRaffaele Pettazzoni and Herbert Jennings Rose, Correspondence 1927–1958, Brill (2014). Contributors are: Domenico Accorinti, Benjamin Acosta-Hughes, Gianfranco Agosti, Herbert Bannert, Alberto Bernabé, Pierre Chuvin, Claudio De Stefani, Jitse H.F. Dijkstra, Gennaro D’Ippolito, Filip Doroszewski, Riemer A. Faber, Roberta Franchi, Rosa García-Gasco, Camille Geisz, Daria Gigli Piccardi, Fotini Hadjittofi, David Hernández de la Fuente, Scott Fitzgerald Johnson, Troels Myrup Kristensen, Nicole Kröll, Anna Maria Lasek, Jane L. Lightfoot, Calum Alasdair Maciver, Enrico Magnelli, Laura Miguélez-Cavero, Peter van Minnen, Ronald F. Newbold, Robert Shorrock, Fabian Sieber, Christos Simelidis, Konstantinos Spanoudakis, Francesco Tissoni, Berenice Verhelst, and Mary Whitby.

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