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Title: Smoki jako istoty mieszane. Funkcjonowanie w literaturze greckiej i rzymskiej
Other Titles: Dragons as hybrides. Functionnig in Greek and Roman literature
Authors: Gierszewska, Maria
Keywords: dragons
mythology
myth
topos
motive
hybrides
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Wydawnictwo Poznańskiego Towarzystwa Przyjaciół Nauk
Citation: Symbolae Philologorum Posnaniensium, 2012, nr XXII/1, s. 167-186
Abstract: The purpouse of this paper is to present functioning of dragons in Greek and Roman literature. Main aim is to show diffrent ways of creating dragon-like creatures by ancient authores and to give a perspective on each of three models of their appearance.
Description: This paper focuses on dragons in Greek and Roman literature. They are be concerned both as a motif and as a topos. Showing their role in textes may help in understanding the phenomenon and popularity of dragons nowadays. By analizing their apperance in textes of ancient Greek and Roman literature the division into three main groups is made: dragon as an enemy of a hero, as a guard of a virgin and as a watchman of tresaures.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10593/10276
ISBN: 978-83-7654-082-5
ISSN: 0302-7384
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