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bilingualism

bilingualism  

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Widespread bilingualism at some level was characteristic of the ancient world. Latin and esp. Greek were the languages of culture and education (in the Roman empire, Latin was the language of law and ...
genre

genre  

A grouping of texts related within the system of literature by their sharing features of form and content. Ancient theoretical discussions of specific literary genres operate according to criteria ...
Oenone

Oenone  

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A nymph of Mount Ida and lover of Paris, prince of Troy, who deserted her for Helen.
Pentapolis

Pentapolis  

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(African), the five Greek cities of central Roman Cyrenaica (the northern Gebel Akhdar and its coastal fringe), Cyrene (Shahat), with (from east to west) Apollonia or Sozusa in late antiquity ...
Peter Abelard

Peter Abelard  

(1079–1142)French scholar, theologian, and philosopher. His independence of mind brought him into frequent conflict with the authorities and led to his being twice condemned for heresy. He lectured ...
physiognomy

physiognomy  

1. The physical appearance of one's face.2. The assessment of someone's character or personality from their face and other external bodily features.

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