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Hellenistic Literary Prose
(2,321 words)

Abstract

Hellenistic literary prose (HLP) is Greek prose literature composed during the period of Hellenism (323 – 31 BCE). No work written in HLP has been transmitted in full. Moreover, it is hard to draw an accurate picture of the evolution of HLP, because Hellenism lasted almost twice as…

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Carlo Vessella, “Hellenistic Literary Prose”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 07 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000173>
First published online: 2013



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