Object structure

PLMET:

click here to follow the link

Title:

Córki Lykambesa w epigramacie greckim

Creator:

Rominkiewicz, Jarosław

Subject and Keywords:

Archiloch ; jamb ; Lykambes ; epigram ; Dioskorides ; Meleager ; Gaetulicus ; Julian prefekt Egiptu

Abstract:

The article is devoted to the presentation of the suicides of Lycambes’ daughters in Greek epigrams.This is represented in five works: Dioscorides (A.P. 7.351), Meleager (A.P. 7.352), Gaetulicus (A.P. 7.71) and Julian (A.P. 7.69 and 70). The author refers in his introduction to the ancient historical tradition of the love between Archilochus and Neobule, one of Lycambes’ daughters. After the engagement was broken off by Lycambes, the poet took revenge on his daughters, describing his amorous adventures with them and their sexual preferences. In accordance with the ancient legend, the daughters of Lycambes, unable to live with the shame which befell their family as a result of Archilochus’ defamatory iambs, committed suicide. The above-mentioned epigrams include the motif of the daughters’ tragic deaths. Only in Gaetulicus do we have a clear reference to their suicides. This is also suggested by Julian, especially in the second work of his cited above. All the epigrams also contain a critical assessment of Archilochus’ iambs as excessively harsh and cruel towards Lycambes’ daughters. Archilochus’ harshest critic was Gaetulicus, for whom the poet from Paros was a ‘murderer’, who using his iambs as a weapon drove innocent girls to their deaths.

Publisher:

Instytut Studiów Klasycznych, Śródziemnomorskich i Orientalnych

Contributor:

Malinowski, Gościwit. Red. ; Wróbel, Małgorzata. Red.

Date issued:

2015

Resource Type:

czasopisma (wydawnictwa ciągłe)

Format:

application/pdf

Identifier:

ISSN 0239-6661

Language:

eng ; pol

Licence:

Regulamin korzystania z Biblioteki Cyfrowej Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego

Licence text:

click here to follow the link

Rights holder:

© Copyright by Jarosław Rominkiewicz

wwwDescription:

Charisteria Aliciae Szastyńska-Siemion octogenariae oblata ab amicis, collegis, discipulis