Vol. 23 No. 3 (1997): XXIII - 1997, Fascicolo 3

L’addio ad Andromaca e ad Astianatte nell’<i>Ettore</i> di Astidamante

Published September 10, 2015


In Astydamas TrGF 60 F 2, the care Hector takes not to scare Astyanax, as he once did, is a witty allusion to the well-known scene of Book 6 of the Iliad. Such an interpretation is consistent with what we know about the reception of Homer in the 4th century BC.


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