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By Heather Reid,Davide Tanasi,Susi Kimbell

ISBN-10: 1942495188

ISBN-13: 9781942495185

as the histories of theater, politics, paintings, poetry, athletics, and philosophy are usually studied individually, possible overlook how interconnected they have been in Western Greece—the coastal components of Southern Italy and Sicily settled through Hellenes within the eighth and seventh centuries BCE. Hieron I of Syracuse can be remembered as a tyrant, yet his political strength used to be inseparable from the theater. Hieron was once the shopper of the dramatist Epicharmus, who used to be as a lot a thinker as Xenophanes, who used to be a poet in his personal correct like Pindar, who used to be additionally supported by means of the tyrant and whose work---like all of the others’—was played for political ends. Even Plato’s adventures in Syracuse should be obvious as a functionality of his personal political poetry. This choice of essays from various disciplinary views together with archaeology, classics, philosophy, and artwork background, deals a clean new outlook at the historical cultural interactions of politics and function in Western Greece.

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