6 edition of primacy of vision in Virgil"s Aeneid found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-235) and index.
|Statement||Riggs Alden Smith.|
|LC Classifications||PA6825 .S63 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 253 p. :|
|Number of Pages||253|
|LC Control Number||2004028381|
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He works principally on Latin epic (especially Virgil, Ovid, and Lucan), and has published widely on Latin epic, elegiac, and lyric poetry. R. A. Smith (PhD, Pennsylvania, ), Professor of Classics at Baylor University, has written many articles and books on Augustan poetry, including The Primacy of Vision in Virgil's Aeneid (Texas, ). Virgil, Aeneid 5: Text, Translation and Commentary: Fratantuono, Lee M, Smith, R Alden: : BooksAuthor: Lee M Fratantuono, R Alden Smith.
In both theme and placement, Book VI, which many consider to be Virgil's greatest literary accomplishment, is of central importance to the development and the ultimate meaning of the Aeneid. Here, just after the Trojans land permanently in Italy, Aeneas descends to the underworld for his long-anticipated rendezvous with Anchises's ghost, who. The Aeneid is Virgil's Masterpiece. His epic poem recounts the story of Rome's legendary origins from the ashes of Troy and proclaims her destiny of world dominion. This optimistic vision is accompanied by an undertow of sadness at the price that must be paid in human suffering to secure Rome's future greatness.
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The Primacy of Vision in Virgil's Aeneid Riggs Alden Smith One of the masterpieces of Latin and, indeed, world literature, "Virgil's Aeneid" was written during the Augustan 'renaissance' of architecture, art, and literature that redefined the Roman world in the early years of the empire.
Taking a fresh approach to Virgil's epic poem, Riggs Alden Smith argues that the Aeneid fundamentally participates in the Augustan shift from rhetoric to imagery because it gives primacy to vision over speech as the principal means of gathering and conveying information as it recounts the heroic adventures of Aeneas, the legendary founder of Rome.
Taking a fresh approach to Virgil's epic primacy of vision in Virgils Aeneid book, Riggs Alden Smith argues that the Aeneid fundamentally participates in the Augustan shift from rhetoric to imagery because it gives primacy to vision over speech as the principal means of gathering and conveying information as it recounts the heroic adventures of Aeneas, the legendary founder of by: My desire to consider vision in the Aeneid is in part derived from an interest in ancient art that I first cultivated at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome, a program that I attended as an undergraduate under Mary Sturgeon and Fred Albertson.
My own research about ecphrasis, which I considered in my first book, also influenced my consideration of the topic of vision.
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And there Aeneas stood, glittering in that bright light, his face and shoulders like a god’s. Buy The Primacy of Vision in Virgil's Aeneid by Riggs Alden Smith (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low. The Primacy of Vision in Virgil’s Aeneid.
R Alden Smith The interpretation of Aeneas’ vision of the dead Creusa at the end of Book 2 as presenting ‘the image of the mother he never had’ (82) is splendid, especially since (as S.
points out) the failed embrace of husband and wife picks up that of Odysseus and Anticleia in the Odyssean. R. Alden Smith is Professor of Classics at Baylor University. He is the author of Poetic Allusion and Poetic Embrace in Ovid and Virgil () and The Primacy of Vision and Virgil’s Aeneid (), as well as many articles on Latin and Greek poetry and Greek epigraphy.
He co-edited the Brill Virgil, Aeneid 5: Text, Translation and Commentary with R. Alden Smith. Alden Smith (A.B. Dickinson, M.A. Vermont, Ph.D. Pennsylvania), Professor of Classics at Baylor University, has written many articles and books on Augustan poetry, including The Primacy of Vision in Virgil’s Aeneid (Texas, ).
Get this from a library. The primacy of vision in Virgil's Aeneid. [Riggs Alden Smith] -- "The essays in this book, derived from papers presented at the First International Symposium on Philodemus, Vergil, and the Augustans, held inoffer.
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ISBN: X. One of the masterpieces of Latin and, indeed, world literature, Virgil's Aeneid was written during the Augustan "renaissance" of architecture, art, and literature that redefined the Roman world in the early years of the empire.
Taking a fresh approach to Virgil's epic poem, Riggs Alden Smith argues that the Aeneid fundamentally participates in the Augustan shift from rhetoric to imagery because it gives primacy to vision over speech as the principal means of gathering and conveying information as it recounts the heroic adventures of Aeneas, the legendary founder of Brand: University of Texas Press.
AENEID BOOK 6, TRANSLATED BY H. FAIRCLOUGH  Thus he cries weeping, and gives his fleet the reins, and at last glides up to the shores of Euboean Cumae. They turn the prows seaward, then with the grip of anchors’ teeth made fast the.
Primacy of vision in Virgil's Aeneid. Austin: University of Texas Press, (DLC) Named Person: Virgil.; Aeneas, (Legendary character) Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Alden Smith.
Virgil’s Vision of the Underworld and Reincarnation in Book VI of the Aeneid “Virgil paints his sad prophetic picture of the Underworld in shadowy halftones fraught with tears and pathos. His sources are eclectic, but his poetic vision is personal and unique” (Lenardon, ).
dims your mortal vision, and darkens everything with moisture: don’t be afraid of what your mother commands, or refuse to obey her wisdom): here, where you see shattered heaps of stone torn from stone, and smoke billowing mixed with dust, Neptune is shaking the walls, and the foundations, stirred.
CONTENTS Book I 11 Book II 36 Book III 62 Book IV 82 Book V Book VI Book VII Book VIII Book IX Book X BOOK REVIEWS RIGGS ALDEN SMITH, The Primacy of Vision in Virgil's Aeneid.
University of Texas Press. xviii + ISBN x. $ (Hb.). At the end of the Aeneid, in what contemporary Vergil scholarship has made not only the final but also the ultimate scene in the poem.
The first 6 books, roughly, of the Aeneid relate Aeneas's-- 'the man's'-- wanderings after the fall of Troy, just as Homer's Odyssey narrates Odysseus's various peregrinations on his return voyage home.
The last six books, concern the bloodshed and battle-- 'weapons'-- which greet Aeneas in his quest to found a new city on the coast of Italy.FIGURE 1 VIRGIL READING THE AENEID TO AUGUSTUS AND OCTAVIA, JEAN- JOSEPH TAILLASSON, 1 1 Octavia faints as Virgil reads a portion of Book VI describing the young and tragic Marcellus, Octavia’s recently deceased son.Stylistically, Book V's ending is balanced by its beginning, when Virgil introduces Palinurus as Aeneas's able-bodied, pragmatic helmsman.
Palinurus's death, which recalls Anchises's at the end of Book III, exemplifies how Virgil interweaves the dark and bright strands of human existence to achieve a subtly balanced and nuanced vision of reality.