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Title: The Myth of Philoktetes
Authors: Craik, Elizabeth M.
Issue Date: 28-Mar-2010
Publisher: 京都大学西洋古典研究会
Journal title: 西洋古典論集
Volume: 22
Start page: 14
End page: 21
Abstract: It is generally recognized that rationalizations of historical tradition and cult practice are important elements in Greek myth; and it is generally accepted that myths, superficially different, may nevertheless have common underlying import. In this paper, the myth of Philoktetes is explored through apparent ‘doublets' in history and cult. Philoktetes is seen to be aligned with Jason, Theseus and other heroes, as well as with Hippolytos; Chryse is seen to be aligned with Medea, Ariadne and other nymphs, also with Phaidra and Aphrodite. It is argued that the theme of aberrant or ambivalent sexuality is an element in Sophokles' presentation of Philoktetes.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2433/108539
Appears in Collections:XXII (中務哲郎教授 退職記念号)

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