Publications/Aug 31, 2015

New Issue of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 55.3

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Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies, volume 55, no. 33 (2015).


Graeco-Egyptian Naming Practices: A Network Perspective
Yanne Broux
The ca. 375,000 Greek, Egyptian, and Latin names attested in Egypt can be usefully studied with network visualization and analysis to provide a fresh perspective on naming practices.

Particle-usage in Documentary Papyri (I–IV A.D.): An Integrated Sociolinguistically-informed Approach
Klaas Bentein
To the study of semantic and syntactic properties of Greek particles should be added consideration of the social dimension, as a number of instances show that they can serve to the mark the social stratum of the writer and the addressee.

Toward a Byzantine Definition of Metaphrasis
Daria D. Resh
Metaphrasis became a major hagiographical practice from the tenth century on, with Choiroboskos (ninth cent.) a key figure in its development; but it gained only limited recognition in Byzantine rhetorical theory.

Rediscovering Myths in the Renaissance: The Calydonian Boar and the Reception of Procopius’ Gothic Wa in Benevento
Lorenzo Miletti
Benevento’s taking the Calydonian Boar as its emblem in the fifteenth century is crucial evidence for the Renaissance response to the text of Procopius, sole testimony to Diomedes’ gift of the boar's tusks to the city.