'What's Fishing Like?' - The Rhetoric of Similes in Oppian's Halieutica

Bartley, Adam (2005) 'What's Fishing Like?' - The Rhetoric of Similes in Oppian's Halieutica. Classics Ireland, 12 . pp. 1-12. ISSN 0791-9417. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

This article considers the way the the highly developed and complex similes of the Halieutica, a second century AD epic poem on fishing, reflect not only the tradition of extended simile from Homer, but also contemporary developments in rhetorical training.

Item Type: Article
Projects: [62] A Commentary of Lucian's Dialogi Marini
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PA Classical philology
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Adam Bartley
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2008 21:36
Last Modified: 08 May 2014 11:20
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/10805 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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