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Oracoli esametrici nelle Storie di Erodoto: appunti per un bilancio provvisorio

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The present contribution endeavors to assess the consequences and implications of identifying verse oracles in Herodotos as components of the tradition of oral narrative Herodotos himself was heir to, rather than as actual utterances of the Pythia. Three lines of argument are pursued. First, it is argued that ancient evidence for oracular practice at Delphi, supplemented with numerous inscriptions from the oracular sanctuary of Dodona, does not offer strong support to the notion that the prop...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Classics
Sub department:
Ancient History & Classical Arch
Oxford college:
New College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Edizioni Quasar Publisher's website
Journal:
Seminari Romani di Cultura Greca Journal website
Volume:
III
Issue:
2
Pages:
233-255
Publication date:
2014-01-01
ISSN:
1129-5953
Source identifiers:
948281
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pubs:948281
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uuid:5bc69973-855c-4b22-88af-d5eea218f803
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pubs:948281
Deposit date:
2018-11-29

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