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Literary ethnography: a genre of writing, a detailed analysis of an ethnographic group from a historical perspective, the time it prospered the world was under the control of Roman Empire and dominated by Greek culture, example: Menander’s play, comedies and tragedies written for festivals Magieros: a special kind of slave with special skills, serves 3 functions: sacrificer, butcher, and cook, don’t belong directly to one particular household, hire themselves to whichever household is in need of sacrificing or eating meat, example: Sikon in “The Bad-Tempered Man,” who, when requested by Sostratos’s mother, prepared a sacrifice for sostratos and attempted to borrow utensils from Knemon Gorgias: half-brother of the girl by whom is desired by Sostratos, helped Sostratos get Knemon’s agreement to the marriage, temporarily changed Knemon’s state of mind when he saved Knemon from falling the well and drowning, adopted by Knemon eventually, took the role of Kyrios and gave the girl away Kyrios: the role of father, of giving the daughter away to someone he
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2009 for the course REL 121g taught by Professor Hock during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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