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An edition with commentary of the Batrachomyomachia

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The thesis consists of three main sections: the Introduction, the text (with apparatus), and the Commentary.

The Introduction begins with a survey of the available evidence for the poem’s date and authorship, before moving on to consider its generic affiliations and influences, focusing on two particular areas: its links with the ill-defined genre of παρῳδία, and its relationship to animal-narratives elsewhere in ancient literature (particularly fable) and visual art. This is follow...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St John's College
Department:
Humanities Division - Classics Faculty - Classical Languages and Literature
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:9af478b9-771d-4a9f-94ed-8cf6bc7d7cd2
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ora:9282

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