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Author Lazaridis, Nikolaos, 1977-

Title Wisdom in loose form : the language of Egyptian and Greek proverbs in collections of the Hellenistic and Roman periods / by Nikolaos Lazaridis
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 317 pages)
Series Mnemosyne, 0169-8958 ; v. 287
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 287
Contents Acknowledgements; Foreword; List of Abbreviations; Chapter One. Introduction; Chapter Two. The Egyptian and Greek Corpus; Chapter Three. The Language and Classification of the Proverbs; Chapter Four. The Monopartite Proverbs; Chapter Five. The Bipartite and Multipartite Proverbs; Chapter Six. The Style and Semantics of the Proverbs; Chapter Seven. The Proverbs and their Collections; Chapter Eight. Summary of Similarities and Differences, and Conclusions; Appendix A. List of Proverbs Omitted from the Analysis; Appendix B. List of Structural Models with Further Examples
Summary Drawing on proverbs and proverb-like sentences found in Ancient Egyptian and Greek wisdom collections, this book offers an insight into the literary production of these two Mediterranean civilizations, comparing their manner of conveying timeless wisdom and reconsidering the status of their cultural contact
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Proverbs, Egyptian -- History and criticism.
Proverbs, Greek -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007298255
ISBN 9047420535 (electronic bk.)
9789047420538 (electronic bk.)