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Religion und Stadtekonkurrenz: Zum politischen und kulturellen Kontext von Pausanias'
     

Religion und Stadtekonkurrenz: Zum politischen und kulturellen Kontext von Pausanias' "Periegese"

by Christa Frateantonio
 

ISBN-10: 3110206897

ISBN-13: 9783110206890

Pub. Date: 05/15/2009

Publisher: De Gruyter

Christa Frateantonio follows a new line of research in this study of Pausanias’ Periegesis, his historical and geographical description of Greece. Her underlying premise is that it is in fact concealed praise (or criticism) of cities, and supports this view by drawing attention to intention “riddles” in the Periegesis. These

Overview

Christa Frateantonio follows a new line of research in this study of Pausanias’ Periegesis, his historical and geographical description of Greece. Her underlying premise is that it is in fact concealed praise (or criticism) of cities, and supports this view by drawing attention to intention “riddles” in the Periegesis. These she expounds in detailed textual analyses, and explains the structures of the work, some of which are unexplained, as the result of rhetorical principles of description, which she considers in their relationship to the cultural context of the Second Sophistic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110206890
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
05/15/2009
Series:
Millennium-Studien / Millennium Studies Series , #23
Pages:
303
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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