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Author Nervegna, Sebastiana, 1975-

Title Menander in antiquity : the contexts of reception / Sebastiana Nervegna
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Contents Canonizing Menander in Athens, Alexandria and Rome -- Menander in public theatres -- Menander at dinner parties -- Menander in schools -- Appendix one: Roman palliatae and their Greek models -- Appendix two: Paintings and mosaics illustrating new comedy -- Appendix three: Paintings and mosaics illustrating tragedy -- Appendix four: Menander-papyri
Summary Reconstructs the ancient afterlife of Menander by focusing on three contexts of reception: public theatre, private entertainment and schools
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Menander, of Athens -- Appreciation -- Greece.
Menander, of Athens -- Appreciation -- Rome.
Menander, of Athens -- Influence.
Greek drama (Comedy) -- Appreciation -- Greece.
Greek drama (Comedy) -- Appreciation -- Rome.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012047377
ISBN 0511783620 (electronic bk.)
110733635X (electronic bk.)
9780511783623 (electronic bk.)
9781107333031 (EBL)
9781107336353 (electronic bk.)