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Title The end of dialogue in antiquity / edited by Simon Goldhill
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 266 pages)
Contents Introduction : why don't Christians do dialogue? / Simon Goldhill -- Fictions of dialogue in Thucydides / Emily Greenwood -- The beginnings of dialogue : Socratic discourses and fourth-century prose / Andrew Ford -- Plato's dialogues and a common rationale for dialogue form / Alex Long -- Ciceronian dialogue / Malcolm Schofield -- Sympotic dialogue in the first to fifth centuries CE / Jason K├Ânig -- Can we talk? : Augustine and the possibility of dialogue / Gillian Clark -- 'Let's (not) talk about it' : Augustine and the control of epistolary dialogue / Richard Miles -- Christians, dialogue and patterns of sociability in late antiquity / Richard Lim -- Boethius, Gregory the Great and the Christian 'afterlife' of classical dialogue / Kate Cooper and Matthew Dal Santo -- No dialogue at the symposium? : conviviality in Ben Sira and the Palestinian Talmud / Seth Schwartz -- Dialectic and divination in the Talmud / Daniel Boyarin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-262) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Church history.
Dialogue -- Religious aspects.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Form Electronic book
Author Goldhill, Simon.
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