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Allegorism
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I. Linguistics and Literary Studies (CT)

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A. Introduction : The Concept (CT)

In recent linguistic and literary-historical studies, as in theology, allegorism designates the methodically reflective development of a multiple meaning that goes beyond the literal meaning of religious, poetical, and other normative texts. As a hermeneutic-interpretative procedure, allegorism is to…

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Suntrup, Rudolf (Münster RWG) and Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Allegorism”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1300940>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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