Travel, Locality and Panhellenism
Explores the phenomenon of wandering poets, setting them within the wider context of ancient networks of exchange, patronage and affiliation.
1. Introduction Richard Hunter and Ian Rutherford; 2. Hittite and Greek perspectives on travelling poets, texts and festivals Mary Bachvarova; 3. Thamyris the Thracian: the archetypal wandering poet? Peter Wilson; 4. Read on arrival Richard P. Martin; 5. Wandering poets, archaic style Ewen Bowie; 6. Defining local communities in Greek lyric poetry Giovan Battista D'Alessio; 7. Wandering poetry, 'travelling' music: Timotheus' Muse and some case-studies of shifting cultural identities Lucia Prauscello; 8. Epigrammatic contest, poeti vaganti, and local history Andrej Petrovic; 9. World travellers: the associations of Artists of Dionysus Sophia Aneziri; 10. Aristodama and the Aetolians: an itinerant poetess and her agenda Ian Rutherford; 11. Travelling memories in the Hellenistic world Angelos Chaniotis.