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Late Antiquity Prose
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Late Antiquity prose comprises a variety of private texts, bureaucratic official documents, and literary prose (historiography, rhetoric, philosophy, novels, technical writings, Christian writings). The language of Late Antiquity prose, which exhibits both non-classical traits and the conservation or restoration of Classical features, reflects…

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Sara Kaczko, “Late Antiquity Prose”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 05 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000208>
First published online: 2013

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