«Simplify me when I am dead». War heroes and long-lasting topoi in Hellenistic epitaphs digital
formato: Articolo | AEVUM ANTIQUUM - 2016 - 16
In spite of the abundance of sources of various nature on the Hellenistic period, the dynamics of most of the military events which took place then are still obscure. Numerous, however, are the epigraphic poems commemorating individual soldiers who fought in those battles, and often died in action...