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A Case of Athenian 'Invention of Tradition'

The Arrival of Orestes in Athens (schol. Eur. Or. 1648 = Hellanic. fr. 169 Fowler)

Luca Pucci    Independent Scholar    

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abstract

This contribution analyses fr. 169 Fowler of Hellanikos of Lesbos, which focuses on the first four characters tried in the Areopagus court. The goal is to reconstruct some of the possible ways in which the traditions about Orestes in Athens were created and updated over time.

Published
June 30, 2022
Accepted
Dec. 16, 2021
Submitted
Feb. 24, 2021
Language
IT

Keywords: δίκη φόνουHellanikosOrestesSpartan-Attic TraditionsAreopagos

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