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Oinochoe del Dipylon   

Marta Cardin
Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia
mrt.cardin@gmail.com

Abstract

The inscription carved on the oinoche of the Dypylon represents the most ancient occurrence of Greek alphabet found in Attica and one of the first examples of written poetry. Its solemn metre is used to announce the prize for the victory of a dance agon: the vase itself.

Keywords

Attica. Poesia. Coppa di Nestore. Abecedario. Esametro. Dizione epica. Omero. Premio. Vittoria. Agone. Danza.

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