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11 p, 354.8 KB Battling without Beards : Synesius of Cyrene's Calvitii encomium, Arrian's Anabasis Alexandri and the Alexander discourse of the fourth century AD / Djurslev, Christian (Aarhus University)
This paper explores the literary tradition of the curious chreia that Alexander ordered his men to shave off their beards before battle. The story is represented by various sources from the imperial period but most prominently in the Encomium of Baldness by Synesius of Cyrene. [...]
Este artículo explora la tradición literaria de la curiosa chreia que recoge que Alejandro ordenó a sus hombres afeitarse sus barbas antes de la batalla. La historia aparece recogida en varias fuentes de época imperial pero sobre todo en el prominente Encomio de la calvicie de Sinesio de Cirene. [...]

Karanos, Vol. 1 (2018) , p. 55-65 (Papers)  

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