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Entha kai entha: spatial metaphors of mental conflict
(The University of Edinburgh, 2010)
This thesis takes as its starting point the sunbeam simile used of Medea in Apollonius Rhodius’ Argonautica (3.755-60). Chapter One examines the simile in detail, arguing for a textual transposition that establishes it ...
Imagery of psychological motivation in Apollonius Rhodius’ Argonautica and early Greek poetry
(The University of Edinburgh, 2015-06-30)
This thesis adopts a cognitive-phenomenological approach to Apollonius’ presentation of psychological imagery, thus eschewing the cultural-determinist assumptions that have tended to dominate Classical scholarship. To ...