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This section presents a list of terms and concepts relevant to the analysis of Egyptian and Greek proverbs on stylistic and thematic level. Specifically the use of metaphor, simile, and other literary figures, the tone of the proverbs, the question of their versification, their vocabulary, meaning, and themes are discussed. The similarities and differences observed between the Egyptian and Greek proverbs are explained in cultural terms, as signs of cultural relationship.

Keywords: cultural terms; Egyptian proverbs; Greek proverbs; thematic level



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