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Title The historical present in Thucydides : semantics and narrative function = Le présent historique chez Thucydide : sémantique et fonction narrative / edited by Jean Lallot [and others]
Published Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2011


Description 1 online resource (viii, 327 pages)
Series Amsterdam studies in classical philology, 1380-6068 ; v. 18
Amsterdam studies in classical philology ; v. 18.
Contents Introduction / Albert Rijksbaron -- Vue cavalière sur les emplois du présent historique dans les Histoires de Thucydide / Jean Lallot -- The historical present in Thucydides : capturing the case of [hairei] and [lambanei] / Rutger J. Allan -- [Trepein] au présent historique chez Thucydide / Odile Mortier-Waldschmidt -- [Peithō] et le présent historique chez Thucydide / Bernard Jacquinod -- A tale of two involuntary encounters : linguistics and the persuasive function of the historical present in two Thucydidean battle scenes (1.45-51 & 1.56-66) / Adriaan Rademaker & Michel Buijs -- Imparfait, aoriste et présent historique dans les récits des quatre batailles navales de Syracuse, Guerre du Péloponnèse, livre 7 / Louis Basset -- The profanation of the Mysteries and the mutiliation of the hermae : two variations on two themes / Albert Rijksbaron -- Présent historique et subjectivité : sur quelques exemples de Polybe et de Thucydide / Frédéric Lambert -- The temporal characteristics of the historical present in Thucydides / Coulter H. George
Summary In the nine chapters of this book the function of the Historical Present in Thucydides is investigated. By its rich and detailed analyses this collective volume provides important new insights into Thucydides' narrative technique
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English and French
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Subject Thucydides. History of the Peloponnesian War.
Thucydides -- Language
SUBJECT History of the Peloponnesian War (Thucydides) fast
Subject Greek language -- Tense
Greek language -- Semantics
Narration (Rhetoric)
HISTORY -- Ancient.
Greek language -- Semantics
Greek language -- Tense
Language and languages
Narration (Rhetoric)
Form Electronic book
Author Lallot, Jean
ISBN 9789004210011
Other Titles Présent historique chez Thucydide