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Antithesis

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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Language reference, Linguistics
Length:
495 words

Under the general denomination of antithesis (Gk. antithesis, antitheton; Lat. contentio, contrapositum), authors usually gather together a varied and ...

Antithesis

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
316 words

(ἀντίθεσις), opposition or confrontation, was considered by ancient rhetoricians as a kind of rhetorical figure of expression (Martin, ...

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