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Invective at the Service of Encomium in the Dionysiaca of Nonnus of Panopolis

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This paper analyses the presence of elements of invective (ψγος) in the Dionysiaca by Nonnus of Panopolis, who follows in general terms the structure of the βασιλικς λγος or imperial encomium. It contends that Nonnus uses invective to balance the panegyric and mock the genre in which he works.

Affiliations: 1: Ministry of Education (Spain) at Oxford University 2, Harberton Mead, OX3 0DB Oxford, United Kingdom, Email:


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