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In the Alcaeus fragment 359 Voigt, the philological problems are linked not only with an unclear textual tra dition, but also with the interesting and unexpected association between the λεπάς (a type of shellfish) and the tortoise (χέλυς): this ambiguous linkage is created by the poet to arouse...
Several sources attest that at the Spartan festival of the Gymnopaidia three choruses sang a song in iambic trimeters with skoptic content; Alcman also composed some iambic poems to be performed in the symposium. This demonstrates that iambic poetry was not unknown in Sparta, as is normally...
The author explores the evidence for the earliest Greek papyrus discovered so far (430/425 bc). It was unearthed as part of a collection of writing implements along with musical instruments in a tomb in Daphne in 1981. She attempts to situate the available evidence in context, by investigating...
In the Laws, Plato constantly uses analogies and interchanges between musical and legislative terminology, establishing an etymological connection between special categories of musical compositions (the nomoi) and the inviolability of their regulations. This usage was widely echoed in later...
The article reconsiders questions about the identity of the notation to which Aristoxenus refers at Harm. ii, 49.1 ff. In previous publications I had drawn attention to difficulties in identifying it as the familiar ‘Alypian’ notation, and here I try to answer the objections I had raised to that...
The study of evidence on the content of Book ii of Aristoxenus’ Ῥυθμικὰ στοιχεῖα shows that it was composed of an introduction and six chapters : a περὶ χρόνων (the distinction between ῥυθμός and ῥυθμιζόμενα, the μεγέθη τῶν χρόνων, the χρόνος πρῶτος and the χρόνοι τῆς ῥυθμοποιίας ἴδιοι), a περὶ...
The purpose of this paper is to present an analysis of the reception of classical poetic metre in Renaissance music.
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