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Theodore Metochitess poems to himself

introduction, text and translation

by Theodoros Metochites

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Published by Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJeffrey Michael Featherstone.
SeriesByzantina Vindobonensia -- Bd. 23
ContributionsFeatherstone, Jeffrey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA5319 .M4 A6 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p. :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20988244M
ISBN 103700128533

(1) J. Featherstone, Theodore Metochites' s Poems 'To Himself' (Byzantina Vindobonensia, XXIII), Vienna, ; Karin Hult, Theodore Metochites on Ancient Authors and Philosophy, Semeioseis Gnomikai & 71, Acta Uni-versitatis Gothoburgensis, Stockholm, The entire collection of . Theodore Metochites (Theodōros Metochitēs, –) was a Byzantine statesman, author, philosophical scholar, and patron of the arts. His philosophical works include paraphrases of Aristotle’s natural philosophy, an introduction to Ptolemaic astronomy, and a collection of “philosophical and historical” essays.

Showing 1 to 56 of 56 publications items per page. subject. show filters. selected publications From Theodore Metochites to Thomas Whittemore. One Monument, Two Monumental Personalities Theodore Metochites´ Poems To Himself. | Book. The Praise of St Alexis in Patm | . Theodore Roethke hardly fits anyone’s image of the stereotypical high-minded poet-intellectual of the s through s. Born in Saginaw, Michigan, his father was a German immigrant who owned and ran a acre greenhouse. Though as a child he read a great deal and as a high school freshman he had a Red Cross campaign speech translated into 26 languages, he suffered from issues of.

  Metochites’s observations on fate draw from his own experiences of the ebb and flow of politics. In , Emperor Andronikos II Palaiologos (/60–, r. –) ousted Metochites’s father, George, from Constantinople for his opposing policies, and, at thirteen years old, young Theodore accompanied his father into exile. Theodore Meliteniotes (Greek: Θεόδωρος Μελιτηνιώτης; Constantinople, c. - 8 March ) was a Byzantine Greek astronomer, a sakellarios (treasurer) in the Byzantine bureaucracy, a supporter of Gregory Palamas and an opponent of the reunion with the Catholic became didaskalos ton didaskalon, i.e. the director of the Patriarchal School in


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Theodore Metochites's Poems 'to Himself': Introduction, Text First published:   Book Reviews Theodore Metochites's Poems‘To Himself'.

Introduction, Text and Translation. Paul Magdalino. Pages Published online: 20 Nov Download citation. Book Reviews. Theodore Metochites's Poems‘To Himself'. Introduction, Text and Translation CitationsCited by: 1.

All those Poems are preserved in MS. Parisinus graecuswhich was written in all probability under Metochites' supervision. The translation is accompanied by notes clarifying the sense of difficult passages and giving references to the texts that inspired Metochites directly or to parallel passages in the works of Metochites himself, or other Greek and Byzantine authors.

Byzantine poetry Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Metochites, Theodoros, Theodore Metochites's poems "to himself". Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, (OCoLC) Named Person: Theodoros Metochites; Theodoros Metochites; Theodoros Metochites: Document Type: Book.

Featherstone, J., ‘ Theodore Metochites’s Poem to His Nephew the Protasekretis Leo Bardales>, in Philohistôr. Miscellanea in honorem C. Laga, Orientalta Lovaniensia Analecta 60 (Leuven ), Cited by: 1. The hexameter poems of Theodore Metochites are perhaps the most determinedly baroque of all Byzantine literary productions to have survived.

The tortuous constructions of Metochites' prose rhetoric are transmuted into his rather imprecise concept of the hexameter, with a vocabulary that is ostensibly Homeric but in fact ranges over the whole spectrum of Greek literature, with not a few Author: Elizabeth Jeffreys.

The hexameter poems of Theodore Metochites are perhaps the most determinedly baroque of all Byzantine literary productions to have survived. The tortuous constructions of Metochites' prose rhetoric are transmuted into his rather imprecise concept of the hexameter, with a vocabulary that is ostensibly Homeric but in fact ranges over the whole spectrum of Greek literature, with not a few.

Famous today mostly for his patronage of the decoration of the Monastery of the Chora, Theodore Metochites had wanted to be remembered for his literary works.

Prime Minister by day, scholar by night, he was called a “living library” by his protege Gregoras, but mocked as a corrupter of belles lettres by such friends as Xanthopoulos and enemies as Choumnos alike. Theodore Metochites (c), an important writer of Late Byzantium, composed twenty long Poems in dactylic verse, which constitute an unicum in Byzantine Literature.

Some of them are clearly autobiographic, offering important details about their author’s career, while others are devoted to some saints of the Byzantine church (St Athanasius of Alexandria and the three prelates Basil of. Abstract: Theodore Metochites (c.

), an important writer of Late Byzantium, composed twenty long Poems in dactylic verse, which constitute an unicum in Byzantine of them are clearly autobiographic, offering important details about their author’s career, while others are devoted to some saints of the Byzantine church (St Athanasius of Alexandria and the three prelates.

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Theodore Metochites: | | | |Theodore Metochites| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. Theodore Metochites (ca), an important writer of Late Byzantium, composed twenty long Poems in dactylic verse, which constitute an unicum in Byzantine Literature.

Some of them are clearly autobiographic, offering important details about their author's career, while others are devoted to some saints of the Byzantine church (St Athanasius of Alexandria and the three prelates Basil of.

Book. Theodore Metochites's poems 'To Himself'. Introduction, text and translation Magdalino, P.,In: Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies. 26, p. 7 p. Research output: Contribution to journal.

Article. Medieval futures: Attitudes to the future in the Middle Ages Magdalino, P. Theodore Metochites's Eleventh Poem Theodore Metochites's Eleventh Poem Featherstone, J.

J. F E A T H E R S T O N E / S A N F R A N C I S C O A s promised in the edition of Theodore Metochites's Twelve to Nicephorus Callistus Xanthopoulos, here follows an edition of Eleven addressed to Nicephorus's brother, Theodore.

1 These two s must have been written at the same .Works[edit] Metochites’ extant œuvre comprises 20 Poemsin dactylic hexameter, 18 orations (Logoi), Commentarieson Aristotle’s writings on natural philosophy, an introduction to the study of Ptolemaicastronomy (Stoicheiosis astronomike), and essayson various subjects, the Born:Constantinople.six and seven Metochites describes the revolutions of the two higher spheres (the diurnal rotation and the precession of the equinoxes) in greater detail 3 Pingree () 4 Bydén ().

5 See Constantinides () 6 As Metochites himself reveals in one of his poems.