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The Trials of OrpheusPoetry, Science, and the Early Modern Sublime

The Trials of Orpheus: Poetry, Science, and the Early Modern Sublime

Jenny C. Mann

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691219226
eISBN:
9780691219233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691219226.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

In ancient Greek mythology, the lyrical songs of Orpheus charmed the gods, and compelled animals, rocks, and trees to obey his commands. This mythic power inspired Renaissance philosophers and poets ... More

Weeping for DidoThe Classics in the Medieval Classroom

Weeping for Dido: The Classics in the Medieval Classroom

Marjorie Curry Woods

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691170800
eISBN:
9780691188744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170800.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Saint Augustine famously “wept for Dido, who killed herself by the sword,” and many later medieval schoolboys were taught to respond in similarly emotional ways to the pain of female characters in ... More

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