Simonides and the «grateful dead»

Malcolm Davies

Abstract


The story of the ghost who warns Simonides against the risks of navigation belongs to a common tradition of folk-tales, particularly those involving the ambivalent helper figure associated with the Underworld.

Keywords


Poets biographical tradition; Simonides’ story; folk-tales; Underworld

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14601/prometheus-14394



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