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Bibil Identifier bibil:245314
Publication Type Journal article
Title (Italian, Long) Giulia Balbilla, una principessa orientale alla corte dell'imperatore Adriano
Author Cirio, Amalia Margherita
Journal Henoch. Studies in Judaism and Christianity from Second Temple to Late Antiquity (Volume: 38, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Language Italian
Pages 302-309 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This essay focuses on Julia Balbilla's role as a female author and moreover as an important historical character. Balbilla is the author of four epigrams written on the left leg of the "Colossus of Memnon" at Thebes (Egypt). She is the last model of the use of the literary eolic dialect, but she has often been misunderstood (e.g. M. Yourcenar's Mémoires d'Hadrien) and defined as a minor figure.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Graeco-Roman World : History and Civilization : Hadrian (117-138)
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Graeco-Roman World : History and Civilization : Women
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Egypt : History and Civilization : Roman Period
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