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Aniek van den Eersten examines the deliberate use of metaphors in Herodotus' Histories. She argues that Herodotus uses metaphors to structure his work, to characterise his protagonists, to implicitly give judgements on events, and to further this audience's engagement with the content he offers.

Event details of Metaphor in Herodotus' histories
Date 1 November 2019
Time 10:00 -11:00
Location Agnietenkapel

A. van den Eersten: Metaphor in Herodotus' Histories.


ProfI.J.F. de Jong


Dr M.P. de Bakker


This event is open to the public.


Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam