Una polemica in Pausania (I 3, 3): la storia “nei cori e nelle tragedie” - Luisa Prandi - Vita e Pensiero - Articolo Aevum Vita e Pensiero

Una polemica in Pausania (I 3, 3): la storia “nei cori e nelle tragedie”

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“nei cori e nelle tragedie”
Articolo
Rivista AEVUM
Fascicolo AEVUM - 2022 - 1
Titolo Una polemica in Pausania (I 3, 3): la storia “nei cori e nelle tragedie”
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Editore Vita e Pensiero
Formato Articolo | Pdf
Online da 04-2022
Doi 10.26350/000193_000129
Issn 0001-9593 (stampa) | 1827-787X (digitale)
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Pausanias referring to the case of Theseus, the democratic king, argues against the false beliefs and even more against those who are ignorant of history and consider trustworthy  whatever they have heard from childhood in choruses and tragedies. After an overview of the main issues raised by this passage, the paper focuses on the relationship between  Greek narrative poetry and its performances and their impact on the audience. From Thucydides to Polybius, from Philochorus to Dionysius of Halicarnassus, the reliability of these  poetic sources is criticized and disputed. However, the strong appeal of a performance, that is the combination of dance with song and music, subtly emerges from the pages where  Plato is about to tell the (true for him) story of Athens and Atlantis. This contrast between historiography and performance so discussed in the ancient world is mirrored today by the  pervasive impact of the films concerning real events, more impressive and uneasy to forgot than any book written by a historian.

keywords

Pausanias, history, choruses and tragedies, Plato, morphing.

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