The paper focuses on the comparison between Byzantium and Chalcedon, a topos present under different forms in our sources, from Herodotus to Polybius, Strabo, Plinius the Elder, Tacitus and Hesychius Illustris. The author suggests a possibly reading of the different steps of this tradition and hypothesizes that the turning of the mark of the “city of the blind” into an oracular response belongs to the second half of the 3rd cent. BC.

Ancora sulla “città dei ciechi”. Bisanzio e Calcedone fra oracoli e correnti marine

Prandi, Luisa
2019

Abstract

The paper focuses on the comparison between Byzantium and Chalcedon, a topos present under different forms in our sources, from Herodotus to Polybius, Strabo, Plinius the Elder, Tacitus and Hesychius Illustris. The author suggests a possibly reading of the different steps of this tradition and hypothesizes that the turning of the mark of the “city of the blind” into an oracular response belongs to the second half of the 3rd cent. BC.
978-88-913-1756-8
Byzantium
Chalcedon
city of the blind
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