Herodas


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Herodas

(hĭrō`dāz), fl. 3d cent. B.C., Greek poet. He wrote realistic mimes in choliambic verse often depicting bawdy situations. A papyrus containing some 700 readable lines by Herodes is extant. His name is also spelled Herodes or Herondas.
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185-253), que engloba estudos sobre Teocrito, Herodas e Ovidio, sobressai o segundo texto, da autoria de J.
Chris Carey (Professor of Greek, University College, London) es el autor del ultimo articulo, "Pimps in Court", interesado en el estudio de otra forma dramatica, el segundo mimo de Herodas, en el cual un proxeneta se dirige a la corte.
Difundir algunos aspectos de la vida de Herodas y de la tradicion literaria de la metrica yambica y del genero mimico empleado por el poeta en sus breves mimiambos" [trabajo de Silvia Aquino]".
of Canterbury, New Zealand) comments on the eight surviving and fragments of a ninth poem by third-century BC Hellenistic poet Herodas, who seems to have lived in the Doric speaking part of Kos or the nearby mainland.
Since Walton does not discuss any of the translations of Herodas in his study, Herodas's omission from the appendix would not have been missed.
Early in the last century, they could be counted on to yield a fairly regular harvest of half a dithyramb of Pindar, a scene from Sophocles, a mime by Herodas.
There is a tendency to overwhelm and a tighter control and a greater regard for chronology would help: another page, similarly selected at random, cites Herodas, Democritus, Prodicus, Aristotle, Plato, and Aristophanes and in that order (73).
In pieces of about 100 lines, Herodas portrays vivid and entertaining scenes with the characters clearly drawn.
Crucially for the credibility of his case Kirichenko often does not distinguish between different types of mime, throwing Herodas together with the Moicheutria and the Charition mime, and referring to Catullus the mimographer alongside Theocritus and Sophron, whose stories and characters, Kirichenko claims, share similar characteristics (cf.
Shorey, CPh 4 [1909] 433-6, Headlam-Knox on Herodas 6.
Their sensitivity and grace, their charm and warmth of feeling, their wit which never wants propriety, made me imagine I held Callimachus or Herodas in my hands, or even some greater poet.
Interpretationen zu den Mimiamben des Herodas, Frankfurt a.