n Ekklesiastikos Pharos - "This is life" : transience and Carpe diem in Palladas of Alexandria
|Article Title||"This is life" : transience and Carpe diem in Palladas of Alexandria|
|© Publisher:||Institute for Afro-Hellenic studies|
|Publication Date||Jan 2010|
|Pages||243 - 263|
|Keyword(s)||University of Johannesburg|
This article discusses Palladas' epigrams concerned with the themes of the transience of life and the need to enjoy life while one can. Special attention is devoted to analysis of the language used by this poet to convey his thought. Notice is also taken of a new proposed chronology for Palladas.
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