Introduction, pp.3–8

The original printed version of this book was published in 2002 by the Center for Hellenic Studies. That printed version is to be replaced by the corrected online version that I present here. The page-numbers of the printed version are indicated within braces (for example, “{3|4}” indicates the… Read more

Appendix. Rhapsodes and Actors, pp.99–101

Appendix: Rhapsodes and Actors As argued in Ch. 1, there are parallelisms in the evolution of rhapsôidoi ‘rhapsodes’ and hupokritai ‘actors’. Even the terminology referring to rhapsodes and actors is parallel: for example, theatai ‘theater-spectators’ in Plato Ion 535d8 refers to the audiences who attend the performances… Read more