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Title: Notes on Non-Verbal Humour in the Historia Augusta
Author(s): REEKMANS, Tony
Journal: Ancient Society
Volume: 32    Date: 2002   
Pages: 315-336
DOI: 10.2143/AS.32.0.64

Abstract :
In the field of non-verbal humour a distinction may be made between funny actions (facto risus conciliatus) and mimicry (depravata imitatio, vultus gestusque ridiculus). It is on these two aspects in the Historia Augusta that the present paper deals.

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