Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns (Mnemosyne, Supplements)

Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns (Mnemosyne, Supplements)


historical Greek hymns frequently comprise a story part describing episodes from the hymned deity s existence. those narratives constructed in parallel with epic and different narrative genres, and their learn offers a distinct point of view on historical Greek narrative. in the hymn style, where and serve as of the narrative part replaced over the years and with other forms of hymn (literary or cultic; spiritual, philosophical or magical). "Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns" lines advancements in narrative within the hymn style from the Homeric Hymns through Hellenistic and Imperial hymns to these within the Orphic culture and in magical papyri, analysing them in narratological phrases to be able to position them within the wider context of old Greek narrative literature."

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