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Гераклид Понтийский о поэтах и музыкантах
Heraclides of Pontus on poets and musicians

Author(s): Eugene Afonasin
Subject(s): Cultural history, Music, Poetry, Ancient World, Greek Literature, Ancient Philosphy, Hermeneutics
Published by: Новосибирский государственный университет
Keywords: Homer; Iliad; Odyssey; poetry and music; beauty and usefulness;

Summary/Abstract: Heraclides of Pontus (c. 388–310 BCE), a Platonic philosopher, worked in various literary genres and wrote on such topics as psychology, politics, literature, history, geography, astronomy and the philosophy of nature. Nothing is preserved. The present publication contains a collection of the testimonies about Heraclides’ varied writings, dedicated to Greek cultural history, including literary and religious studies, and, in some details, musical history. The evidences are translated and numbered according to a new edition by Schütrumpf et al. 2008.

  • Issue Year: XIV/2020
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 742-755
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Russian