Comedy in Plutarch’s Parallel Lives

Xenophontos, S. (2012) Comedy in Plutarch’s Parallel Lives. Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies, 52(4), pp. 603-631.

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Abstract

Plutarch quotes Attic comedy as evidence, but he also uses both invective and stereotypes from comedy in order to illustrate and judge the character of his protagonists, as seen in the Lives of Demetrius, Antony, Pericles, and Fabius Maximus.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Xenofontos, Dr Sofia
Authors: Xenophontos, S.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Classics
Journal Name:Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies
Journal Abbr.:GRBS
Publisher:Duke University
ISSN:0017-3916
ISSN (Online):2159-3159
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2012 The Author
First Published:First published in Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies 52(4):603-631
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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