TITLE

The Art of Comparing in Byzantium

AUTHOR(S)
Maguire, Henry
PUB. DATE
March 1988
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar1988, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the study of the rhetorical technique of synkrisis or comparison practiced by medieval Byzantine writers and artists. Significance of using comparisons; Discussion on the Byzantine theory of encomium as a part of the curriculum in rhetoric; Influence of the study of oratory.
ACCESSION #
5314839

 

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