Ancient Greek Letter Writing

Ancient Greek Letter Writing

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Ceccarelli offers a history of the development of letter writing in ancient Greece from the archaic to the early Hellenistic period. Highlighting the specificity of letter-writing, the volume looks at documentary letters and traces the role of embedded letters in the texts of the ancient historians, in drama, and in the speeches of the orators.Graffito on the inner part of handle and adjacent part of lip and body of a blackfigure skyphos from the agora of Athens, last ... who reads the final line as a dative (Acv 8600c} ILI ), and takes this to mean a#39;a scroll-like parcela#39;: a#39;Sosineos sent a letter in ... Send a covering, if you please, sheepskins or goatskins, the cheapest possible and not shaped into cloaks, and shoe-soles; I will make a return when I getanbsp;...

Title:Ancient Greek Letter Writing
Author:Paola Ceccarelli
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2013-09


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