batrachomyomachia


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a silly altercation

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En el siglo XVIII el poeta y ensayista irlandes Thomas Parnell (1679-1718) tradujo la Batrachomyomachia al ingles y la publico como Homer's Battle of the Frogs and Mice, with the Remarks of Zoilus, To Which is Prefix'd the Life of the Said Zoilus.
Este, por ejemplo, halla en la Batrachomyomachia "fault with the mention of loaves, tripes, bacon and cheese, as words bellow the dignity of the Epick".
Since the mock-heroic poem and the serious epic were thus regarded as complementary genres, each equally legitimized by Homer and Virgil, ir is not surprising that the neoclassicists were slow to accept the fact that the Margites and Batrachomyomachia were not by Homer at all [.
Si Parnell creia --como Joseph Cartaphilus- que la Batrachomyomachia era realmente obra de Homero, entonces estaba admitiendo la posibilidad de que este se hubiera movido en los dos registros: la epica y su parodia.
La Batrachomyomachia muestra, ademas, los cambios en la construccion de Homero como autor.
O sea, la imagen de Homero en el cuento parece ser la mas apropiada para quien escribio la Batrachomyomachia.
Homeri quae extant omnia Ilias, Odyssea, Batrachomyomachia, Hymni, Poematia aliquot Cum Latina uersione omnium quae circumferuntur emendatiss.
The tradition, which originated in classical times with an anonymous burlesque of Homer, the Batrachomyomachia (Battle of the Frogs and the Mice), was honed to a fine art in the late 17th-and early 18th-century Neoclassical period.
An anonymous poet of ancient Greece imitated the epic style of Homer in Batrachomyomachia (The Battle of the Frogs and Mice), one of the earliest examples of parody; Aristophanes parodied the dramatic styles of Aeschylus and Euripides in Frogs; Geoffrey Chaucer parodied the chivalric romance in "The Tale of Sir Thopas" (c.