Title: Entre o Epos e o Logos: Xenófanes de Cólofon
Authors: Pereira, Maria Helena da Rocha
Keywords: Épica Grega
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: Instituto de Estudos Clássicos da Universidade de Coimbra
Citation: Maria Helena Monteiro da Rocha Pereira, "Entre o Epos e o Logos: Xenófanes de Cólofon", «Humanitas» 52 (2000), 77-90
Abstract: Taking «epos» and «logos» in their more current meanings of «epic poetry» and «reason», and taking into account the new theories placing literacy in Greece at the beginning of the 8th century BC, while postulating its use in the composition of the Homeric epics, the author tries to reappraise several fragments of Xenophanes's in the light of the contrast between an inherited formulaic diction and a rational view of the world. Discussions centers mostly on fragments dealing with the idea of Goa and with the limitations of human knowledge.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/2577
ISSN: 0871-1569
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FLUC Secção de Estudos Clássicos - Artigos em Revistas Nacionais

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