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True names: Vergil and the Alexandrian tradition of etymological wordplay

James J. O'Hara - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 320 pages
In ancient thinking about etymology, knowledge of a term's origin meant knowledge of the essential qualities of the person, place, or thing it named. While scholars have long ...
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True Names: Vergil and the Alexandrian Tradition of Etymological Wordlay

James J. O'Hara - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 320 pages
In ancient thinking about etymology, knowledge of a term's origin meant knowledge of the essential qualities of the person, place, or thing it named. While scholars have long ...
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