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Oinochoe of the Dipylon

Marta Cardin    Università Ca' Foscari Venezia    

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abstract

The inscription carved on the oinochoe 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.

Published
June 30, 2017
Accepted
Sept. 16, 2016
Submitted
Aug. 27, 2016
Language
IT

Keywords: Coppa di NestoreAtticaDizione epicaPremioAbecedarioDanzaEsametroAgonePoesiaVittoriaOmero

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