Similes in the Bible (A Compendium) (Religions and Discourse #63) (Hardcover)

Similes in the Bible (A Compendium) (Religions and Discourse #63) By James M. M. Francis (Other), John E. Ziolkowski Cover Image

Similes in the Bible (A Compendium) (Religions and Discourse #63) (Hardcover)

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This is book number 63 in the Religions and Discourse series.

This book lists all the similes in the Bible in three different versions (Greek, Latin and English), noting especially the variation in the use of introductory words (protheses).  There are over 1000 examples, not counting the predicate and genitive versions, a significant collection. 

John E. Ziolkowski received his BA from Duke University (1958) and his PhD from the University of North Carolina (1963). He taught Greek, Latin and classics in translation at the George Washington University for forty years (1967-2007) and served as Chairman of the Classics Department for almost half that time. His publications have been on Thucydides, Roman musical instruments, and the classical tradition. Since retirement he has published studies on similes in Plato and Homer. He has given many public and professional lectures on literary subjects as well as classical influences on the public architecture of Washington, D. C.
Product Details ISBN: 9781800796737
ISBN-10: 1800796730
Publisher: Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publis
Publication Date: December 29th, 2021
Pages: 394
Language: English
Series: Religions and Discourse