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Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia

Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia is an academic series published by the Classical Studies units at the Centre for Languages and Literature at Lund University. It contains monographs, written in English, on Greek, Modern Greek and Latin languages (including text editions) and literature. Most of the books in the series are doctoral theses presented at Lund.

The current editors, Professor Karin Blomqvist, Dr. Vassilios Sabatakakis and Professor Arne Jönsson ensure that the books published in the series are sound scholarly works of an internationally accepted standard.
Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia is represented in the leading research libraries in the world (British Library, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Library of Congress, Bibliothèque nationale de France, etc.)

Editors: Karin Blomqvist, Vassilios Sabatakakis and Arne Jönsson

For correspondence: Arne Jönsson

ISSN: 1100-7931

Poetic Diction and Poetic References in the Preludes of Plato’s <i>Laws</i>

Poetic Diction and Poetic References in the Preludes of Plato’s Laws

Claudia Zichi | Poetic Diction and Poetic References in the Preludes of Plato’s Laws | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 25 | 2018

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Accounts of Northern Barbarians in Tacitus' <i>Annales</i>

Accounts of Northern Barbarians in Tacitus' Annales

Aske Damtoft Poulsen | Accounts of Northern Barbarians in Tacitus' Annales. A Contextual Analysis | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 24 | 2018

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The neologisms in 2 Maccabees

The neologisms in 2 Maccabees

Nikolaos Domazakis | The neologisms in 2 Maccabees | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 23 | 2018

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Johannes Magnus and the Composition of Truth

Johannes Magnus and the Composition of Truth

Astrid Nilsson | Johannes Magnus and the Composition of Truth. Historia de omnibus Gothorum Sueonumque regibus | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 21 | 2016

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Metaphorical Coherence

Metaphorical Coherence

Aron Sjöblad | Metaphorical Coherence. Studies in Seneca's Epistulae Morales | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 20 | 2015

Earlier research has treated the metaphors and similes in Seneca’s Epistulae Morales too much as separate units. In this study, Dr Aron Sjöblad argues that we rather ought to concentrate on the way they interact with each other. In the first chapter, Sjöblad demonstrates that ...

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Latin Letters from Clergymen in the Province of Scania (Eastern Denmark - Southern Sweden) in the Seventeenth Century

Latin Letters from Clergymen in the Province of Scania (Eastern Denmark - Southern Sweden) in the Seventeenth Century

Johanna Svensson | Latin Letters from Clergymen in the Province of Scania (Eastern Denmark - Southern Sweden) in the Seventeenth Century. A Critical Edition with Introduction, Translation and Commentaries | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 19 | 2015

Lund university library houses a manuscript from the late seventeenth century that consists of eightyeight letters and other documents in Latin, in most cases written by clergymen from Scania, a Swedish province that until 1658 was part of Denmark. The externally rather insignificant ...

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Fire, Poison, and Black Tears

Fire, Poison, and Black Tears

Marianna Smaragdi | Fire, Poison, and Black Tears. Metaphors of Emotion in Rebétiko | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 18 | 2012

This dissertation is a study of metaphors of emotion in rebétiko song texts. Rebétiko is a major popular-music style of modern Greece, consisting of melancholic songs full of sorrow, disappointment, and misfortune, as well as passion and romance, but also of cheerful songs of revelry ...

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Verbs of Motion with Directional Prepositions and Prefixes in Xenophon's Anabasis

Verbs of Motion with Directional Prepositions and Prefixes in Xenophon's Anabasis

Sanita Balode | Verbs of Motion with Directional Prepositions and Prefixes in Xenophon's Anabasis | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 17 | 2011

Languages tend to have a certain set of means, by which various types of semantic relations are expressed, among them direction. One of the peculiarities of Ancient Greek is that both verb prefixes and prepositions can serve this purpose. One may therefore pose the question what distinguishes ...

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Metaphors Cicero lived by

Metaphors Cicero lived by

Aron Sjöblad | Metaphors Cicero lived by. The Role of Metaphor and Simile in De senectute | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 16 | 2009

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Varying Virtue

Varying Virtue

Magdalena Öhrman | Varying Virtue. Mythological Paragons of Wifely Virtues in Roman Elegy | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 15 | 2008

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Letters of a Learned Lady

Letters of a Learned Lady

Elisabet Göransson | Letters of a Learned Lady. Sophia Elisabeth Brenner's Correspondence, with an Edition of her Letters to and from Otto Sperling the Younger | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 14 | Almqvist & Wiksell International | 2006

Sophia Elisabeth Brenner (1659–1730) was Sweden's first great female poet, writing and publishing her poems over a period of fifty years. She was also, however, a prolific letter writer. The present work is based on an inventory of all the preserved letters to and from her written ...

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Herodes Atticus Reflected in Occasional Poetry of Antonine Athens

Herodes Atticus Reflected in Occasional Poetry of Antonine Athens

Foteini Skenteri | Herodes Atticus Reflected in Occasional Poetry of Antonine Athens | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 13 | Almqvist & Wiksell International | 2005

The subject of this book is Herodes Atticus, the enormously rich Athenian of the second century AD, who became one of the politically important persons in this city and who was one of the leading intellectuals of his time in his capacity of sophist, orator, and teacher to students ...

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Researcher, Traveller, Narrator

Researcher, Traveller, Narrator

Johanna Akujärvi | Researcher, Traveller, Narrator. Studies in Pausanias' Periegesis | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 12 | Almqvist & Wiksell International | 2005

'As one has crossed a river called Dirce after the wife of Lycus… there are ruins of Pindar’s house and a sanctuary of Meter Dindymene… Their custom is to open the sanctuary on one single day every year. I managed to arrive on this day, and I saw the statue itself and the throne, ...

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Ubi est unitas?

Ubi est unitas?

Cajsa Sjöberg | Ubi est unitas? The Latin Letters from Johannes Annorelius, a Swedish Catholic Convert, to his Brother. A Critical Edition with an Introduction | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 11 | Almqvist & Wiksell International | 2005

In the beginning of the 18th century a young student in Uppsala named Johannes Annorelius went abroad. He was never to return. In a letter to his brother Julius we read that he became a Roman Catholic – a capital crime in Sweden at that time – and lived as a Capuchin friar a ...

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Minnet går gränsvakt

Minnet går gränsvakt

Ann-Margaret Mellberg | Minnet går gränsvakt. Fyra poeter ur 1970-talets grekiska diktargeneration | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 10 | Almqvist & Wiksell International | 2004

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Aspects of Morphological and Stylistic Variation of the Verb in Erotokritos

Aspects of Morphological and Stylistic Variation of the Verb in Erotokritos

Vassilios Sabatakakis | Aspects of Morphological and Stylistic Variation of the Verb in Erotokritos | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 9 | Almqvist & Wiksell International | 2003

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The Greek of the Ancient Synagogue

The Greek of the Ancient Synagogue

Georg Walser | The Greek of the Ancient Synagogue. An Investigation on the Greek of the Septuagint, Pseudepigrapha and the New Testament | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 8 | Almqvist & Wiksell International | 2001

This book discusses the existence and nature of a peculiar variety of the Greek language which was used by Jewish and Christian writers between c. 200 BC and c. 200 AD in relation to the institution known as the synagogue. It is argued that this variety arose from the Greek translation ...

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On 'have' in Ancient Greek. An investigation on echo and the construction einai with a dative as expressions for 'have'

Karin Kulneff-Eriksson | On 'have' in Ancient Greek. An investigation on echo and the construction einai with a dative as expressions for 'have' | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 7 | 1999

St. Bridget’s Revelations to the Popes. An Edition of the so-called Tractatus de summis pontificibus

Arne Jönsson | St. Bridget’s Revelations to the Popes. An Edition of the so-called Tractatus de summis pontificibus | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 6 | 1997

Sextus Empiricus against Aelius Aristides

Dimitrios Karadimas | Sextus Empiricus against Aelius Aristides. The conflict between philosophy and rhetoric in the second century A.D. | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 5 | 1996

Unity and coherence

Lars Nyberg | Unity and coherence. Studies in Apollonius Rhodius' Argonautica and the Alexandrian epic tradition | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 4 | 1992

Johannes Magnus' Latin letters

Brita Larsson | Johannes Magnus' Latin letters. A critical edition with introduction and commentary | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 3 | 1992

Synesius of Cyrene

Bengt-Arne Roos | Synesius of Cyrene. A study in his personality | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 2 | 1991

Alfonso of Jaén

Arne Jönsson | Alfonso of Jaén. His life and works with critical editions of the Epistola Solitarii, the Informaciones and the Epistola Serui Christi | Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 1 | 1989