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"Flavian Poetry and its Greek earlier" breaks new flooring by means of investigating the shut interplay among Flavian poetry and Greek literary culture and through comparing the that means of this association within the socio-political and cultural context of the overdue first century CE. Authors tested contain Martial, Silius Italicus, Statius, and Valerius Flaccus. Their interplay with Greek literature isn't just thematic or geographical: the Greek literary previous is conceived because the poetic impression of quite a few authors, sessions, and genres, similar to Homer, the Cyclic culture, Greek lyric poetry, Greek tragedy, Hellenistic poetry and aesthetics, and Greek historiography.

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