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The quantity goals at investigating archetypes, innovations and contexts of the traditional philological self-discipline from a ancient, methodological and ideological standpoint. It comprises 26 contributions by way of top students divided into 4 sections: the traditional students at paintings, the traditional grammarians on Greek language and linguistic correctness, historic grammar in old context and historic grammar in interdisciplinary context.

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Pfeiffer of course takes pains to refute this view (cf Pfeiffer 1968, 67) . g. � 2003, 1 90-1 92. Graziosi 2002, 45. I anI tempted to add that the fact that Ion is apparendy in the blL�iness for re­ ward. and prizes, including financial gain (530a-b, 535e), will not have encour­ aged modem scholars to take him very seriolLdy; real scholars, as some believe, have no interest in salaries or glittering prizes-what matters is 'devotion to pure learning' (pfeiffer 1 968, 3). Plato's Ion and the Origins of Scholarship I think that 29 I speak best of all men about Homer.

Or. 3) . � to the sort of extra-textual conunentary which i� envi�d. One example may be 535c, where Ion's response to Socrates may be evidence that the language of poetic enargeia, and its link to the emotional effect of poetry (cf. esp. 'Longinu�', On tile Sublime 1 5. 1 -2), goes a very long way back. ;hip 35 Nevertheless, there is more to be said about Ion's claim at 530d2. � chosen to play off against Socrates' repeated (530b1 0, c4) stress upon the rhapsode's knowledge of the poet's dianoia; both the poet and his perfonners and critics have dianoiai.

Uble, and you mould agree that Homer i� the best poet of all and first among the tragedians; you mould, however, know that the only poetry which i� to be received into the city are hymn� to the god� and encomia to good men. 606e-7a me to sit uncomfortably with the actual context in the Ion, where the act of kosmein i� closely connected to 'uttering dianoiai' . , Plato, Phaedrus 245a4-5, Isocrates, Panegyricus 1 59, Dio 33. 216. ef. further Graziosi 2002, 36. � or jest, about Homer's beneficial and/or educational effects on hi� fellow men.

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