No, Virgil….

W.H. Auden on Virgil’s political tone? No, Virgil, no Not even the first of the Romans can learn His Roman


Book Announcement: Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark – Introduction and Commentary

Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: An Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013) What if the story of


Thoughts on Lucan

Lucan is the herald of a new age of Roman Rhetoric. No longer does he just use imitation as a


Exegesis of Mark 5.1-20 – Part 2 – Kennedy in View

Examination of the Period’s Trend of Literary Rhetoric In a chapter devoted to literary rhetoric in George Kennedy’s classical treatment


μίμησις – Lucan’s Pharsalia and the inversion of Virgil’s Aeneid

I am finding a few things dealing with μίμησις around the time of the Gospel writers. One of those things