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Evaluative language in Greek lyric and elegiac poetry and inscribed epigram to the end of the fifth century B.C.E

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This dissertation is a study of the rhetorical uses of evaluative language in Greek lyric and elegiac poetry and inscribed epigram of the period from the seventh to the fifth century B.C.E. The discussion focuses on the poets' evaluations of human worth in three areas, each of which forms a separate chapter: martial valour, the relationship between physical appearance and inner virtue, and political or social values. Within each chapter, particular aspects of the subject under discussion ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Literae Humaniores
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Author
Publication date:
1999
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602330254
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uuid:3a03f8c6-5e38-4066-b313-5df6b5eedd19
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td:602330254

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