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Dioscorus of Aphrodito

His Work and His World (Transformation of the Classical Heritage)

by Leslie S. B. MacCoull

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • Works by individual poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • of Aphrodito,
  • Greek Literature,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • History: American,
  • Lawyers,
  • Ancient - General,
  • General,
  • Dioscorus,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • Biography,
  • Dioscorus,,
  • Egypt,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Poets, Greek

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7709242M
    ISBN 100520062264
    ISBN 109780520062269

    Allegory in the Middle Ages was a vital element in the synthesis of biblical and classical traditions into what would become recognizable as medieval culture. People of the Middle Ages consciously drew from the cultural legacies of the ancient world in shaping their institutions and ideas, and so allegory in medieval literature and medieval art was a prime mover for the synthesis and. Dioscorus of Aphrodito is the classic example. Dioscorus was a sixth-century notary from the village of Aphrodito between Lycopolis and Panopolis in Middle Egypt. Discovered in , his papers constitute a revealing lens into the literacy and education a well-to-do Byzantine provincial who spent part of his career in what we might call the. In this volume Rohr offers a critical edition of the Latin text, Panegyricus dictus clementissimo rege Theodorico, along with a German translation. Combined these occupy only about one-fifth of the book. For the rest Rohr provides a brief biography of Ennodius and .


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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Dioscorus of Aphrodito: His Work and His World at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. [26] R. Bagnall, review of I papiri Vaticani di Aphrodito by R.

Pintaudi, BASP 18 () [27] See my overview, The Coptic archive of Dioscorus of Aphrodito," Cd'E 56 () – Further pieces, it seems, lurk in the Cairo Museum among the material numbered S.R. ; I am still in. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Dioscorus of Aphrodito: His Work and His World by Leslie MacCoull (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at.

Other articles where Dioscorus of Aphrodito is discussed: calligraphy: Byzantine period: in an acrostic poem by Dioscorus of Aphrodito; it bears a clear relationship to the Menander Dyskolos hand, which was probably written in the later 3rd century ce.

Similar pairs could be found to illustrate the continuity in transformation of the biblical uncial and Coptic styles. Everything we know about Dioscorus of Aphrodito, we know through papyrus scrolls and fragments that were discovered by accident some one hundred years ago.

Second, he is important to poets. The poems that we found in his papyrus scrolls are the oldest surviving poems written Dioscorus of Aphrodito book the hand of a known poet.

The papyri record that amongst those who sought to do so in the sixth century was a practising lawyer and jobbing poet from the Middle Egyptian village of Aphrodito known by the name of Dioscorus.

Two thematically and chronologically distinct papyrological dossiers survive from late antique : Peter Sarris. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

BOOK SYNOPSIS Ever since Dioscorus of Aphrodito book poems of Dioscorus of Aphrodito (c. – c. C.E.) were discovered on papyri in Upper Egypt, they have perplexed and disturbed scholars. Written largely in a Homeric vocabulary, many appear to be praising dukes and other government officials according to encomiastic conventions.

Dioscorus (also Dioscoros, Dioskoros, or Dioscurus) can refer to. Theodore, Philippa, and Companions (including Dioscorus), 3rd-century martyr and saint; Dioscurus, father of Saint Barbara (3rd century); Dioscorus (consul ), Roman consul in Pope Dioscorus I of Alexandria, Coptic Pope of Alexandria deposed at Chalcedon for his leadership at the Second Council of Ephesus (–).

Biography, part 1 - Dioscorus of Aphrodito Published on Apr 8, Part 1 of the biography of Dioscorus of Aphrodito (c. ), poet, lawyer, and village administrator. The Paperback of the Dioscorus of Aphrodito: His Work and His World by Leslie S.

Maccoull at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : This book belongs in a Dioscorus of Aphrodito book way to four people: Dioscorus of Aphrodito book Chapin, Maxwell Vos, Peter Brown, and Mirrit Boutros Ghali.

"Work is love made visible." By now it will be clear to the person to whom this book is dedicated (do ut des) that it is scholarship and not money, kinship, or power that assures the perpetuation of a people's heritage.

And in an essay published in in Revue des études grecques, Maspero identified the author as Dioscorus of Aphrodito. (3) What had led Maspero to this identification was the observation that the handwriting of some hexameter verses on the verso (“back”) of Home Claremont Coptic Encyclopedia Dioscorus of Aphrodito Reference URL Share.

Add tags Comment Rate. Save to favorites. To link to this object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this object, paste this HTML in website. Dioscorus of Aphrodito. DIOSCORUS OF APHRODITO.

Lefebvre, Gustave Fragments d’un manuscrit de Ménandre. Cairo. Catalogue général des antiquités égyptiennes du Musée du Caire, No. Papyrus de. Ever since the poems of Dioscorus of Aphrodito (ca. C.E.) were discovered on papyri in Upper Egypt, they have perplexed and disturbed scholars.

Written largely in an Homeric vocabulary, many appear to be praising dukes and other government officials according to encomiastic Pages: Dioscorus of Aphrodito His Work and His World Leslie S.

Mac Coull Search within this book Bookbag About Us Help: Dioscorus of Aphrodito Preface: I— Sources and Life: II— The Greek and Coptic Documents: III— The Greek Poems: IV— The Culture of Dioscorus: Appendix: Chronology: Bibliography: Index of Sources: Plates.

98 phaËthon in dioscorus of aphrodito figure of Phaëthon with the virtues (éret«n, 4) of the lau- dandus: the point being the well-worn one that a likeness in art. The archive of Flavius Dioscorus (Dioscoros), called Dioscorus of Aphrodito, consists of several hundred papyri in mostly in Greek, with some in Coptic.

The papyri are the records of Dioscorus, an Egyptian landlord, notary and village administrator who lived in the Egyptian village of Aphrodito from about to This town, located 45 north of Sohag, is now called Kom Isgaw, Kom Ishgau or.

Table of Contents. Contents: Introduction; Towards a new understanding of Coptic Egypt; The Coptic archive of Dioscorus of Aphrodito; The imperial chairetismos of Dioscorus of Aphrodito; A Trinitarian formula in Dioscorus of Aphrodito; Monoeidês in Dioscorus of Aphrodito: an addendum; The panegyric on Justin II by Dioscorus of Aphrodito; A Coptic cession of land by Dioscorus of Aphrodito.

Calligraphy - Calligraphy - Byzantine period: For the paleographer the significant division is not the founding of Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey) in but the 5th century, from which a few firmly dated texts survive. At its close a large, exuberant, florid cursive was fully established for documents; in the 7th and 8th centuries it sloped to the right, became congested, and adopted.

Book Description. The transitions from Antiquity to the Middle Ages continue to demand explanation; in the case of Egypt there is the added question of why the Coptic language died out following the Arab conquests. One group of articles focuses on the figure of the lawyer-poet Dioscorus of Aphrodito; in others she examines the adjustments.

[Book Review] Leslie S.B. MacCoull, Dioscorus of Aphrodito, His Work and His World. Keenan, James G. Skip other details (including permanent urls, DOI, citation information). About this Item: University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, "From the hand of Dioscorus of Aphrodito, sixth-century Coptic lawyer and poet, we have the only autograph poems to come down to us on papyrus from the late ancient world.

When in two verse petitions Dioscorus of Aphrodito applied the word monoeides to the Trinity, he was carefully choosing a term which, rooted in the Platonic tradition, helped him bridge the conflicting christologies of Chalcedonian and Monophysite : Leslie S.

MacCoull. This is an eloquent book, written with passion and pique. Its focus is on Dioscorus as an individual rather than on his village community. The first chapter (pp. ) opens with a fascinating, summary account of the rediscovery and scattering of the Aphrodito papyri at the beginning of the present century.

It then (pp. ) sets Dioscorus into the. UNSPECIFIED () DIOSCORUS-OF-APHRODITO - HIS WORK AND HIS WORLD - MACCOULL,LSB. JOURNAL OF ROMAN STUDIES, pp. ISSN Research output not available from this repository, contact author. Request Changes to record.

Uniformis Trinitas: Once More the Theopaschite Trinitarianism of Dioscorus of Aphrodito When in two verse petitions Dioscorus of Aphrodito applied the word   monoeides   to the Trinity, he was carefully choosing a term which, rooted in the Platonic tradition, helped him bridge the conflicting christologies of Chalcedonian and Author: Leslie S.

MacCoull. From inside the book. classicists context Coptic culture Coptic documents Coptic Egypt Coptic language Coptic papyri Coptic studies Copts Crum Cyril Dioscorus of Aphrodito Dioscorus's divine documentary papyri duke Edfu Egyptian eighth century epithet father Gascou Greek Heitsch Heraclius holy ibid icon idem Coptic perspectives on late.

Dioscorus of Aphrodito: His Work and his World (Berkeley ) 1. 3 J.-L. Fournet, review of L.S.B. MacCoull, Coptic Perspectives on Late Antiquity (Aldershot ), LAntiquité Tardive 5 () 4 Cf.

the introductions to The Limits of Ancient Christianity: Essays in Late Antique Thought and Culture in Honor ofR.A.

Markus, ed. Dioscorus’s life or after his death, the poem was carefully stored in a large jar with his other poetic manuscripts and documents, then left undisturbed for over thirteen hundred years. Poem 17 is an allegory. On the surface level of meaning, Dioscorus appears to be praising an icon of a new emperor.

This was a standard rhetorical format. Kirchenväter-Papyri Teil 1: Beschreibungen. Series:Patristische Texte und Studien Book Book Series. Previous chapter. Next chapter. Dioscorus von Aphrodito. 30,00 € / $ / £ Get Access to Full Text. Citation Information.

Repertorium der griechischen christlichen Papyri. While reading on Dioscorus of Aphrodito, I noticed that while the poet's complete name was “Flavius Dioscorus,” his father was simply called “Aurelius Apollos.” The book I was skimming through remarked that it was due to social promotion, because the name Flavius denoted a higher social rank; and indeed, important people of the Late.

Dioscorus of Aphrodito: His Work and His World (Berkeley: University of California Press, ), by Leslie S. MacCoull (HTML at UC Press) Filed under: Egyptian language -- Papyri, Demotic. The Demotic Magical Papyrus of London and Leiden, ed.

by F. Griffith and Herbert Thompson. Volume I: PDF at ETANA; Volume II: PDF at ETANA. Ambrose of Milan: Church and Court in a Christian Capital (Transformation of the Classical Heritage) by Neil B.

McLynn 22 Public Disputation, Power, and Social Order in Late Antiquity (Transformation of the Classical Heritage) by Richard Lim. An early London printing house at work: studies in the Bowyer ledgers: with a supplement to the Bowyer ornament stock (), an appendix on the Bowyer-Emonson partnership, and Bowyer's Paper stock ledger, by Herbert Davis.

Dioscorus of Aphrodito: His Work and His World (Berkeley: University of California Press, ), by Leslie S. MacCoull (HTML at UC Press) Filed under: Athribis (Extinct city) Athribis (London: School of Archaeology in Egypt, and B. Quaritch, ), by W. Flinders Petrie, contrib.

by J. Walker and E. Knobel (PDF at ETANA). Dioscorus of Aphrodito was the last poet of antiquity. Most likely, he was also involved in business with a monastery; this we can learn from a letter from the 6th century.

The papyrus document belongs to the University of Oslo Library. The study of this legend in Dioscorus of Aphrodito’s autograph poems (from 6th century BC), allows us to grasp the evolution and configuration of the Trojan canon, the classical works still.

Her book, Dioscorus of Aphrodito () was revolutionary for its day, an influential paradigm-shifter, treating Dioscorus not as a failed poet but as a shining representative of his "coruscating" age. Nevertheless, her work extended well beyond Dioscorus to the entire culture of the Late Antique world -- its religion, philosophy, and law.Thus, “book” in this context refers to the papyrus roll.

Libraries that would have contained early Christian codices are outside the scope of Houston’s study, although the collection of Dioscorus of Aphrodito features periodically in the notes as comparative evidence.This entry about Les archives de Dioscore d'Aphrodité cent ans après leur découverte: histoire et culture dans l'Egypte byzantine: actes [ ] has been published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY ) licence, which permits unrestricted use and reproduction, provided the author or authors of the Les archives de.