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THE DANAIDS' THREAT: OBSCURITY, SUSPENSE AND THE SHEDDING OF TRADITION IN AESCHYLUS' SUPPLIANTS
Contrary to the standard view, the Danaids' threat to kill themselves if Pelasgus does not come to their aid in Aeschylus' Suppliants (455-67) is not decisive evidence of their cruel and manipulative nature. Rather, the threat admits of a range of interpretations that exacerbated spectators' questions regarding the Danaids and their circumstances and generated suspense regarding these well-known figures from myth.
METON'S STAR-CITY: GEOMETRY AND UTOPIA IN ARISTOPHANES' BIRDS
The Vergilian references in Carm. 4.10-15 suggest that Horace and Vergil, not Horace and a Roman crowd, are the subjects of canemus in 4.15.32. Horace has resurrected Vergil through his poetry to help him praise Augustus, because a true encomium of the princeps lies outside the capabilities of Horace's lyric persona.