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Author Schindler, Claudia.

Title Per carmina laudes : Untersuchungen zur spätantiken Verspanegyrik von Claudian bis Coripp / von Claudia Schindler
Published Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (344 pages) : illustrations
Series Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, 1616-0452 ; Bd. 253
Beiträge zur Altertumskunde ; Bd. 253
Summary This monograph provides a review of the history of praise of rulers composed in hexameters (so-called panegyric epic) from the fourth to the sixth century A.D. Panegyric epic is a form of literature that only came to be of particular importance in Late Antiquity, although it drew upon and adapted a variety of Graeco-Roman literary traditions. Following a general description of the literary and historical-cultural preconditions for the development of Late Antique panegyric, this study presents its most important practitioners and their works, as well as detailing the development of the various
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Laudatory poetry, Classical -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110210584 (electronic bk.)
9783110210583 (electronic bk.)