The essay focuses on the use of some rhetorical figures of the unsaid in Pindar’s laudatory poetry. The figure of the ‘enigma’ is studied with special attention. It turns out to be very appropriate in the difficult balance that the poet must maintain between his economic agreement with the patron and the ethical duty to respect the truth.

Silence in Commendation. Reflections on the Figures of the unsaid in Pindar's Victory Odes

LOMIENTO, LIANA
2015-01-01

Abstract

The essay focuses on the use of some rhetorical figures of the unsaid in Pindar’s laudatory poetry. The figure of the ‘enigma’ is studied with special attention. It turns out to be very appropriate in the difficult balance that the poet must maintain between his economic agreement with the patron and the ethical duty to respect the truth.
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