CLAC11H3 Lecture Notes - Epigram

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Epigram: week 11
Greek Short little compostitions
Term: epirgram: inscription ?What is an inscription: to write on
Inscription: text written upon an object that is inverse ( it has meter is poetic) : wood,
metal, stone
Epigram: short poem on stones, religions offering, or monuments in hexameter / elegic
pentameter
Performance of epigram: passerby reads it and he looks upon the object inscribed upon it
and placed in given environment : elements go to epigram
3 epigrams:
o Sepulchral epigram: toom like, one inscribed on a tome or coffin
o ^ this epigram is talking about the beauty of the young man and the passerby is
directly addressed upon this memorial
Chorus: statue of beautiful young man
o dedicatory: inscribed upon an object that is dedicated to a god, it is a speaking
object
o aesthetic value of the object
aucibory: brothers of helen,
o honorific: accomplishment of the group,
o Herodutus : he reports epigrams : thermopoliu(hot gate) : epigram written for their
sacrifice of the Spartans :
Lacedaimonians: spartans : dead soldiers talking about their sacrifice
herodutus: history, Persian war
physical epirgram: collected in books and set into collections without having to move
around in places to read them
divorce of poem from it’s physical content : phyriscal frame of genre is lost with the
poem is taken out of physical world
now it becomes a literary genre , where it started as a textual genre
ex. Little boy who died : imagine he died instead of seeing it there
eprigram: is a sself aware genre : closest comparison is Horace play with lyricist and
had no symposiam to be played at
o recreation of imagined context
direct address, and pointers( here and look) : which are meant to evoke physical mentality
of epigrams
image for compostino of the collection : maker chooses in order to form his whole : there
is intimate relaitonshop with poem and flowers and bring together of them brings garland
garland: meleager and Phillip
o meleager: poet of epigrams ; he composes literay epgirams into 4 books :
preferred predastic and erotic poems and thus survived
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Term: epirgram: inscription ?what is an inscription: to write on. Inscription: text written upon an object that is inverse ( it has meter is poetic) : wood, metal, stone. Epigram: short poem on stones, religions offering, or monuments in hexameter / elegic pentameter. Performance of epigram: passerby reads it and he looks upon the object inscribed upon it and placed in given environment : elements go to epigram. 3 epigrams: sepulchral epigram: toom like, one inscribed on a tome or coffin, ^ this epigram is talking about the beauty of the young man and the passerby is directly addressed upon this memorial. Chorus: statue of beautiful young man: dedicatory: inscribed upon an object that is dedicated to a god, it is a speaking object, aesthetic value of the object. Aucibory: brothers of helen: honorific: accomplishment of the group, herodutus : he reports epigrams : thermopoliu(hot gate) : epigram written for their sacrifice of the spartans :

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