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The essays during this quantity learn the connection among historic fiction within the Greco-Roman international and early Jewish and Christian narratives. they think about how these narratives imitated or exploited conventions of fiction to provide types of literature that expressed new principles or formed neighborhood identification in the moving social and political climates in their personal societies. significant authors and texts surveyed comprise Chariton, Shakespeare, Homer, Vergil, Plato, Matthew, Mark, Luke, Daniel, three Maccabees, the testomony of Abraham, rabbinic midrash, the Apocryphal Acts, Ezekiel the Tragedian, and the Sophist Aelian. This assorted assortment finds and examines conventional matters and syntheses within the making: the pervasive use and subversive energy of imitation, the excellence among fiction and historical past, and using historical past within the expression of id.

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Rather, Dionysius is praising the king for upholding the virtue of swfrosu/nh without reference to his wife. 110. 1. 111. On this strategy for composing a prooi/mion, see Rufus of Perinthus, Rhet. 400, 14–19). 112. On the purpose of a prooi/mion, see Quintilian, Inst. 5; Rufus of Perinthus, Rhet. 399, 17–400, 3); and Anon. Seg. 5 (Dilts and Kennedy, Two Greek Rhetorical Treatises, 2). For full discussion of the prooi/mion, see Quintilian, Inst. 1–79. For the captatio benevolentiae, see Bruce Winter, “The Importance of the Captatio Benevolentiae in the Speeches of Tertullus and Paul in Acts,” JTS 42 (1991): 505–31, esp.

Erwin Rohde even regarded h)qopoii/ai as the sophistic heart of romance, but he was less interested in analyzing the use of this form than in attacking it as being lovers’ pathetic emotional outbursts, which he regarded as symptomatic of the moral and spiritual 72. For brief discussion of these progymnasmata, see Bonner, Education, 250–76. 73. For texts of these writers, see Hermogenis Opera (ed. Hugo Rabe; Rhetores Graeci 6; Stuttgart: Teubner, 1913), 1–27; Aphthonii Progymnasmata (ed. Hugo Rabe; Rhetores Graeci 10; Leipzig: Teubner, 1926), 1–51; and Nicolai Progymnasmata (ed.

Erwin Rohde even regarded h)qopoii/ai as the sophistic heart of romance, but he was less interested in analyzing the use of this form than in attacking it as being lovers’ pathetic emotional outbursts, which he regarded as symptomatic of the moral and spiritual 72. For brief discussion of these progymnasmata, see Bonner, Education, 250–76. 73. For texts of these writers, see Hermogenis Opera (ed. Hugo Rabe; Rhetores Graeci 6; Stuttgart: Teubner, 1913), 1–27; Aphthonii Progymnasmata (ed. Hugo Rabe; Rhetores Graeci 10; Leipzig: Teubner, 1926), 1–51; and Nicolai Progymnasmata (ed.

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