Iohannis or De Bellis Lebycis of Flavius Cresconius Corippus

Iohannis or De Bellis Lebycis of Flavius Cresconius Corippus

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Offers a translation of a poem by a sixth century African poet, based on a 1970 Cambridge text of the poem. An introduction focuses first on Corippus' treatment of the historical material and the strategy of the Emperor Justinian, and then on his role as apologist for the Empire and the problems this presented, and on his performance as poet and propagandist. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 232 pages
  • 162.6 x 233.7 x 17.8mm | 498.96g
  • The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
  • Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • notes, bibliography
  • 0773482423
  • 9780773482425

Table of contents

Introduction - the author; historical background; Corippus as Imperial Apologist; adaption of classical rhetorical techniques; Corippus' poetic achievement. Translation.

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