Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-264) and index.
1. Mobility and Immigration. Themes of Mobility and Internationalism. Symposia. Friendship -- 2. Gender and Power. Male-Female Relations. Women and Power. Adonis and Sexual Ambiguity -- 3. Ekphrasis and the Reception of Works of Art. Reception of Art. Transitions between Art and Reality -- 4. Patronage. Ptolemy. Arsinoe -- Appendix 1. Translations of Theocritus's Urban Mimes -- Appendix 2. Circe Allusion (ID. 15.79).