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This front matter section of the book Wisdom in Loose Form: The Language of Egyptian and Greek Proverbs in Collections of the Hellenistic and Roman Periods presents the table of contents, acknowledgement, foreword, and a list of abbreviations. The book provides an analysis of Egyptian and Greek corpus, and the status of Demotic and Greek in the Hellenistic and Roman periods. It explains the interaction between Demotic and Greek, and the classification of demotic and Greek proverbs. The book also presents a comparison of Demotic and Greek monopartite proverbs with regard to their structure, grammar, and syntax.

Keywords: Egyptian proverbs; Greek Corpus; Greek Monopartite Proverbs; Hellenistic period

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