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date: 16 October 2019

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Scholars have expressed increasing appreciation for the uniqueness of late Greek poetry which had long been dismissed as a mere continuation of the great classical and Hellenistic poetry. This article presents an overview of Greek poetic production in Late Antiquity, focusing on the issues of relationships between poetry and prose, rhetorical structures, social contexts, and performances.

Keywords: late antique period, literary culture, Greek poetic production, prose, rhetorical structures, social contexts, performance

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