Dying like a woman: Euripides’ polyxena as exemplum between philo and clement of alexandria

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Abstract

Philo and Clement, in their treatments of martyrdom, exploit the death of Polyxena in quite different ways, as a model of manly steadfastness (Philo) or of female modesty (Clement).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)623-645
Number of pages23
JournalGreek, Roman and Byzantine studies
Volume56
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Classics
  • Cultural Studies
  • History

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