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The Rhetorical Exercises of Nikephoros Basilakes

Progymnasmata from Twelfth-Century Byzantium

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674660243

Publication Date: 10/31/2016

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[This translation] brilliantly captures Basilakes’s individual style as well as the intricacies of his rhetorical skills… The volume’s presentation is meticulous.—Sophia Xenophontos, Speculum

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