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By Rosalind Thomas

This e-book explores the position of written and oral verbal exchange in Greece and is the 1st systematic and sustained remedy at this point. It examines the new theoretical debates approximately literacy and orality and explores the makes use of of writing and oral conversation, and their interplay, in historic Greece. It units the importance of written and oral communique up to attainable of their social and old context, and stresses the particularly Greek features of their use. It attracts jointly the result of fresh stories and indicates extra avenues of inquiry. All historic proof is translated.

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