Noctes Atticae is a fascinating collection of articles on Greco-Roman Antiquity, presented to Jorgen Mejer on his sixtieth birthday. It includes 34 contributions by distinguished scholars and addresses a wide variety of topics such as ancient philosophy, Greek and Roman literature, Greek archeology, textual criticism and history, as well as the Nachleben and reception of Antiquity.
ContentsAristotle's De sensu...; The Geography of the Baltic in Greek Eyes -- from Ptolemy to Laskaris Kananos; Zu drei kontroversen Stellen in der Apocolocyntosis des Seneca; Walther Amelung to Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff on Emanuel Lowy: An Unpublished Letter; Thompson's Epitaph; Louis MacNeice's 'The Death of a Cat'; Eustathe a-t-il lu Diogene Laerce?; Narrator and Narratee in Xenophon's Cyropaedia; A Puzzle. A Note on Plato's Theaetetus 154B-155D; Protagoras' New Fragment: Thirty Years Later; Plato on Being a Not-Being: The Text of Parmenides 162A-B; The Emperors' New Clothes; Family Ties and Poetic Unity; The Trial of Sokrates -- from My Point of View; Phoenix, Achilles and a Narrative Pattern; Guy Butler's Demea -- An Enlightenment Postcolonial Medea; August Wilhelm Schlegels Kritik von Goethes Hermann und Dorothea. Zur Antikenrezeption der Goethezeit; Reflections on the Shape of the Greek Stadium; Les debuts des minuscules latine et byzantine; Plutarch's Conversations on Love: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed; Lukrez, De rerum natura 5, 1440-1447 -- Versuch einer Interpretation; Anakreon in the Pictorial Arts; Constructing an Aristotelian Polity; Two Jokes in Plato's Symposium; Sneaking it by the Emperor; Seneca and Socrates; The Female Condom at Antoninus Liberalis 41.5; Plato and his Public; Know Thyself -- A Note on the Success of a Delphic Saying; Herodotus and Xanthippus, Father of Pericles.NER(01): GB IE