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Edited by Karl A.E. Enenkel and Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer
This book deals with political propoganda in classical antiquity, exploring the contexts, strategies, and parameters of a fascinating phenomenon that has often been approached with anachronistic models or completely ignored. It offers case studies on the archaic period, classical Athens, the ...
This study describes the usage of subclauses and participial clauses in Xenophon’s Hellenica and Anabasis, with additional examples from other texts by Xenophon, providing new insights into the distribution of these clauses by adopting a text grammar-oriented approach.
This study provides a new description of the semantics of sophrosyne, and investigates the use of the term as an instrument of persuasion in the main texts from the Archaic and Classical era.
Heather van Tress
This study of Callimachus' and Ovid's allusive practice offers a unique view of the application of one theory of allusion (based upon that of Conte, but subsequently expanded upon) to a Greek and Latin poet.
Edited by Irene J.F. de Jong, René Nünlist, and Angus M. Bowie
This is the first part of a new narratological history of Greek literature, which deals with the definition and boundaries of narrative and the role of narrators and narratees.
John G. Fitch
This volume is a companion to the author's new Loeb edition of Senecan drama, explaining his editorial choices and his interpretations of the text. It takes full advantage of the large amount of recent scholarly work on Seneca.
Kathryn B. Stoddard
This volume analyzes the narrative structure of the Theogony to support the argument that this poem is a didactic poem explaining the position of man in the divine universe. It discusses how Hesiod employs narratological devices to achieve his purposes.
Edited by Ineke Sluiter and Ralph M. Rosen
This book contains a diverse collection of essays on the notion of “Free Speech” in classical antiquity. The essays examine such concepts as “freedom of speech,” “self-expression,” and “censorship,” in ancient Greek and Roman culture from historical, philosophical, and literary perspectives.
The author, who is a specialist on the problems around The Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre, makes a pioneer attempt to tackle the question of its origin (Latin or Greek?) systematically. He concludes that a longer Greek original is probable, and that it can be localised in Asia Minor, perhaps ...
Michael von Albrecht
The medium of Seneca's Lebenskunst is language. We first change the meaning of words through philosophical reflection, then ourselves. Rhetorical patterns guide us in constructing an inner world and in defining ourselves. Texts in Latin and in translation document Seneca's seminal role in the ...
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