Title: From the mountain to the castle : natural spaces and golden objects in Kallimachos and Chrysorrhoe
Source document: Graeco-Latina Brunensia. 2020, vol. 25, iss. 1, pp. 71-87
ISSN1803-7402 (print)2336-4424 (online)
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In this paper, I analyze the journey of three brothers told in the late Byzantine romance Kallimachos and Chrysorrhoe as well as the way in which, along their journey, natural elements and golden objects function as thresholds between human society and the supernatural world.
A preliminary version of this paper was presented at Leeds International Medieval Congress 2019. This article was written as part of my postdoctoral research on Byzantine romance, funded by the FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (SFRH/BPD/99542/2014).