Aelius Aristide écrivain /

"This book aims at explaining the reasons why the rhetor Aelius Aristides (117-after 180 AD) became a classic in ancient Green literature. Twenty international specialists have been invited to write a collection of essays, which offers a general overview of Aristides' activity as a writer...

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Imprint:Turnhout, Belgium : b Brepols, [2016]
©2016
Description:583 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:French
Italian
Spanish
English
Series:Recherches sur les rhétoriques religieuses ; 19
Recherches sur les rhétoriques religieuses ; 19.
Subject:Aristides, Aelius -- History and criticism.
Aristides, Aelius.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11021333
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Other authors / contributors:Abbamonte, Giancarlo, editor.
Lamagna, Mario, editor.
Pernot, Laurent, editor.
ISBN:9782503567839
2503567835
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
6 contributions in French; 11 in Italian; 1 in Spanish; 2 in English.
Summary:"This book aims at explaining the reasons why the rhetor Aelius Aristides (117-after 180 AD) became a classic in ancient Green literature. Twenty international specialists have been invited to write a collection of essays, which offers a general overview of Aristides' activity as a writer and the reception of his work in the historical periods that followed. Contributors analyse Aristides' speeches one by one and discuss the main interpretative issues, particularly in literary and political matters. They point out emergent fields of inquiry, such as Aristides' relationship to contemporary writers or the transmission and translation of his speeches during the Renaissance"--