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Focusing on literary evidence, Gold explores patronage in Greece and Rome through the words of the authors, revealing th

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Literary Patronage in Greece and Rome
 0807817392, 9780807817391

Table of contents :
CONTENTS......Page 9
PREFACE......Page 11
INTRODUCTION......Page 15
Part I. THE INSTITUTION OF PATRONAGE IN GREECE AND ROME......Page 25
INTRODUCTION......Page 27
PATRONAGE IN ARCHAIC, CLASSICAL, AND HELLENISTIC GREECE: A SURVEY......Page 29
PATRONAGE IN REPUBLICAN ROME: A SURVEY......Page 53
Part II. GREEK AND ROMAN CLIENTELA......Page 83
INTRODUCTION......Page 85
CICERO AND ARCHIAS......Page 87
POMPEY AND THEOPHANES OF MYTILENE......Page 101
Part III. AMICITIA: LITERARY PATRONAGE IN THE AUGUSTAN PERIOD......Page 123
INTRODUCTION......Page 125
MAECENAS AND HORACE......Page 129
PROPERTIUS......Page 156
CONCLUSION......Page 187
ABBREVIATIONS......Page 191
NOTES......Page 195
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY......Page 259
INDEX OF PASSAGES CITED......Page 265
GENERAL INDEX......Page 271

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LITERARY

GREECE

PATRONAGE

AND

ROME

IN

Literary Patronage in Greece and Rome BARBARA

THE

K. GOLD

UNIVERSITY

CHAPEL

HILL

OF NORTH

AND

LONDON

CAROLINA

PRESS

© 1987 The University of North Carolina Press

All rights reserved Manufactured in the United States of America Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Gold, Barbara K., 1945Literary patronage in Greece and Rome. Bibliography: p. Includes index. 1.

2.

Classical literature-History

and criticism.

Authors and patrons-Greece-History.

and patrons-Rome-History. History.

4. Patron and client-

I. Title.

PA3014.P3G6 ISBN

3. Authors

1987

0-8078-1739-2

880 1 .09

86-25044

To Scott

A man without a patron is like a hop without a pole. Lord Burghley, minister to Elizabeth I, in L. Stone, rev. of The Lisle Letters, ed. M. St. Clare Byrne (Chicago, 1981), in The New Republic, 5 May 1982

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