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Julia A. Snyder

Language and Identity in Ancient Narratives

The Relationship between Speech Patterns and Social Context in the Acts of the Apostles, Acts of John, and Acts of Philip
[Sprache und Identität in Erzählungen der Antike. Die Beziehung zwischen Sprachmustern und sozialem Kontext in der Apostelgeschichte, den Johannesakten und den Philippusakten.]
2014. XVI, 329 pages.
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Summary
How might social factors be reflected in an ancient writer's choice of words? Julia A. Snyder explores the social significance of word choice in three ancient Greek narratives and shows how sociolinguistic variation contributes to particular portrayals of Christian identity.

Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2. Reihe (WUNT II)