The Madness of Epic: Reading Insanity from Homer to Statius

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GENERAL INDEX
Agaue 36, 38, 39-40, 44, 50 n. 211, 72, 291
Apollonius Rhodius' Argonautica:
Furies 48 Heracles 19-21, 29-31 lack of terminology of madness in 17-18
madness in first edition of 17 n. 69
Medea 18-19 naturalism 17-20 and philosophical models of madness 21-2
Ariadne 36, 96-7 n. 87, 100 n. 98, 173
Attis 73-5, 94
Bacchants, see maenads
Furies; (Erinyes, Eumenides):
in the Aeneid27, 49-52, 56, 57 n. 241, 59-60, 89, 92-4, 113-15
in Apollonius Rhodius' Argonautica 49
in the Bellum Ciude52 n. 218, 56, 518-9, 220-1, 236 in Homeric epic 48, 156
in the Metamorphoses52 n. 216, 53, 56, 161-2
in the Punica53, 56-7
in the Thebaid54, 57-8, 59-60, 260-2, 263, 264, 265-8, 277-8, 280, 291 n. 87 and n. 88, 292 n. 94, 294 n. 100, 300
in tragedy 48-9, 54-5
in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica31, 33-4, 49 n. 109, 55, 56-7
Heracles/Hercules 17, 19-21, 29-31, 40, 71-2, 48
Homeric epic:
Achilles 129-32, 149, 150, 154-5
and the Aeneid75-7, 126-7, 153-60
Agamemnon 91, 129-32, 143, 1145-6 Aias 75-6 Alcathous 152 Andromache 36-7, 135-6
Ares 134-5
α+̕τασΘαλι+́η156
α+̕+́τη128-32, 141, 157-8
Bellerophon 125-6
Diomedes 76-7, 81-2, 133, 141, 142, 144
Dionysus 135-6
Erinys 48, 156
eyes 91-2
gender 136, 146-7
Hector 91-2, 133-4, 145, 148-9
'Homeric psychology' 127-8
madness terminology (μαι+́νεσΘαι and λúσσα) in 132-42, 144-7
με+̀νoς 142-7
μη+̑νις 154-5
mists 75-7
Odysseus 152
Patroclus 150-2, 157-8
pejorative language in 138-40
possession in? 143, 147-53
'Romanized' readings of 126-7, 154-60
and societal theories of madness 140-1
the suitors 138, 149-50, 58-9
Theoclymenus 150, 158-9
1025 n. 100, 29-31, 55
Lucan's Bellum Ciude:
and the Aeneid198-203, 229, 236, 237, 243
Amyclas223-4, 226
Apollo43-6, 228
Brutus231-2, 236-7
Cato231-46
Caesar, 208-9, 216-30, 232-3, 238, 240-2, 244-6
civil war 199, 203-6
Cleopatra 56
conpages228-9
Furies 52, 56, 58-9, 220-1, 236
furor Romanus206-9
invocation to Nero 64-5
Julia58-9

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Table of contents

  • Oxford Classical Monographs i
  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xi
  • Abbreviations and Texts xii
  • 1 - Introduction: Fragments D'Un Discours Furieux 1
  • 2 - Vergil's Aeneid: the Romans and the Irrational 68
  • 3 - Homeric Epic: the Greeks and the Rational? 125
  • 4 - Ovid's Metamorphoses: Shifting Boundaries of the Divided Self 161
  • 5 - Lucan's Bellum Ciuile: Epic in Extremis 197
  • 6 - Statius' Thebaid: Furor Without Limits 247
  • Epilogue 302
  • References 305
  • Index of Passages 333
  • General Index 343
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