A History of Classical Scholarship, Vol. 1 From the Sixth by John Edwin Sandys

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On disposal of impurity in the steppe, see D. P. Wright 1987: 269–71. On pig sacrifice see Collins 2006. Bachvarova 2002, 2005. The evidence for contact was first discussed by Forrer 1924a, 1924b. Further discussions appear in G¨uterbock 1983b, 1986, R¨ollig 1992, Gates 1995, Starke 1997, Niemeier 1998, 1999, Bachvarova 2002: 27–56 and Latacz 2004. Hitt. 23 iii 10 , ed. Singer 1984: 12). 26 mary r. bachvarova invocations I begin with an example which makes clear the role of verbal art in effecting the movement of deities, a function which of itself made it necessary to transport its performers, and also demonstrates what I mean by verbal art.

Martin’s close reading confirms the remarkable persistence of the phenomenon across ancient and modern cultures. The second section considers various ways in which the relationship between poets and places not their own was negotiated. Ewen Bowie considers how ‘wandering poets’ of the archaic period presented themselves in the places they visited and the kind of authority which they created for their poetic voices. Giovan Battista D’Alessio turns to what may be considered a special case of the situations treated by Bowie, namely the remarkable use by communities of ‘foreign’ lyric poets for the composition of poems which, not unlike the Athenian epitaphios, spoke to the most pressing issues of local ideology and identity.

Lebrun 1980: 180). While the openings of many prayers have been lost, similar invocations are preserved for two 30 mary r. bachvarova ˇ kinuna tta ˇsanezziˇs warˇsulaˇs GIS ERIN-anza I3 -anza ´ kalliˇsdu n aˇsta appa E karimni tti anda ehu ù nu tta k¯aˇsa mukiˇskimi NINDA harˇsit DUG iˇspanduzit ù nu ˇsˇsan par¯a kal¯ankanza ¯eˇs Now, let the fine scent, cedar and oil call you. Come back into your temple. Here now I am calling you with thick bread and libations. Be appeased fully. The alliteration of velar consonants in significant words connect the act of ‘calling’ (kallesdu), the temple to which the god is called (karimni), the traction power of the prayer accompanied by customary offerings (kinuna .

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