The Origin of Sin: An English Translation of the "Hamartigenia"

by Prudentius



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ISBN-13: 9780801488726
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 10/27/2011
Series: Cornell Studies in Classical Philology
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 894,459
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Martha A. Malamud is Associate Professor of Classics at the University at Buffalo. She is the author of A Poetics of Transformation: Prudentius and Classical Mythology.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Note on Translations and Editions xi

The Origin of Sin: An English Translation

Preface 3

The Origin of Sin 7

An Interpretive Essay

Introduction 51

1 Writing in Chains 56

2 Figuring It Out 76

3 Seeking Hidden Truth 85

4 Falling into Language 96

5 Under Assault 112

6 Generation of Vipers 129

7 Signs of Woe 140

8 In Aenigmate 170

Notes 197

References 213

Index 223

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