By David Fearn
about the character of political energy and aristocratic society. New gentle can also be shed on Bacchylides' Dithyrambs, via precise dialogue of the proof for the kuklios khoros ('circular chorus') and its relation to a number of assorted non secular fairs, in particular inside democratic Athens. The links
created among literary issues and cultural contexts reinvigorate those underappreciated poems and demonstrate their relevant significance for the self-definition of political communities.
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