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is, of a rhetorically and literarily productive comparison between different modes of life starting from its compositional framework: work at sea and work on dry land, vs. the city cosmos, inhabited by parasites and courtesans. The social universe represented in the epistolographic collection

In: The Letters of Alciphron

useful (non inutilis) to Lentulus’ son, just as hewas earlier “motivated by the enthusiasmof young people” (see above). His use of a Greek genre and style to present Greek ideas (Aristotelio more, omnem antiquorum et Aristoteliam et Isocratiam rationem)8 is essential to the dialogue’s larger pedagogical

In: Voice and Voices in Antiquity

. The narrator first recounts that Hephaestus makes a herd of oxen on the shield (573). He next mentions the metals of which the cattle are made, gold and tin (574). The herdsmen, too, are made of gold (577). The image on the shield is, however, no still life: something is happening. The cattle are

In: Ancient Greek Ekphrasis: Between Description and Narration

primary focus of the current investigation is a lexeme that is a noun.1 However, the analysis of the ideational role of verbs is usually accomplished vis-à-vis the notion of transitivity. While verbs are central to the transitivity of a clause or clause-complex, other discourse features are necessarily

In: Creation Language in Romans 8

that a phase of Achilles’ life is coming to an end (cf. erumpit siluis—dant gaudia uires—/ notaque desueto crepuit senis ungula campo, “out of the forest he breaks (joy gives him strength) and the ancient’s familiar hoof sounded on the plain it now seldom trod”, 1.122–123); see also Newlands (2012) 166

In: Family in Flavian Epic

top of which stands a lion. 40 It is unclear whether this is supposed to be a living animal or another sculpture like that of the god below. The static attitude of the divinity surely contrasts with the dynamic pose of the lion, which seems about to hurl itself to the right, towards two dove

In: The So-called Nonsense Inscriptions on Ancient Greek Vases

, containing the discussion of the emperor’s mala and bona (chs. 8 and 9), is preceded by a brief sketch of the life of the emperor’s father Gratianus in sections 2–3 of chapter 7, and a survey of Valentinian’s actus in sections 4–11. A comparison of this chapter with Julian’s necrology in 25.4 shows that

In: Philological and Historical Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXX

function of the Greek article to indicate this. paul employs a similar expression in phil 1:23: συνέχομαι δὲ ἐκ τῶν δύο. i am torn between the two. in this instance, association of the two with the aforementioned options of life and death for paul is a matter of inference. the recipients will cer­ tainly

In: The Greek Article

must pay equal attention to the grieving fathers in the Thebaid; after all, as we learn from the last poem of Siluae 5, Statius himself was a grieving father towards the end of his life. The burial and lament in flavian epic: mothers, fathers, children 289 long laments of Creon, Oedipus and Lycurgus

In: Family in Flavian Epic

the article with infinitives in particular is motivated by syntactic con- siderations only.229 the reason Burk arrives at this conclusion is because he operates from the view that the Greek article is classified as a determiner.230 he cites D.a. Black’s list of characteristics of determiners: Black

In: The Greek Article