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Lies and Fiction in the Ancient World

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Where the boundary lies between falsehood and fiction, between an actual untruth and an admitted invention, has set off many debates in intellectual circles. In classical studies, this issue has gained prominence through the upsurge of interest in the ancient novel and through recent work on the rhetorical character of ancient historiography. This pathfinding collection of essays charts the borderland between falsehood and fiction in the ancient world, especially by considering how far "lying" was distinguished from ...

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Lies and Fiction in the Ancient World
1993, Liverpool University Press, Exeter

ISBN-13: 9780859893817


Lies and Fiction in the Ancient World
1993, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292727670

Univ of Texas PR edition


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