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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.

Detail Summary
Date 1 November 2019
Time 10:00 -11:00
Location
Agnietenkapel

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

Supervisor

ProfI.J.F. de Jong

Co-supervisor

Dr M.P. de Bakker

Entrance

This event is open to the public.

Agnietenkapel

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam