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Pratiques d’intertextualité dans le débat religieux du IIe siècle : Tatien, Athénagore, Celse

Abstract : This paper aims at studying some aspects of the use of intertextuality in the conflict between pagans and Christians in the second century. The study focuses on the works of three authors: Athenagoras, Tatian and Celsus, in order to cover both sides of the debate (pagan and Christian) as well as the two main approaches to the conflict (straight opposition and attempt of conciliation). Three aspects of intertextuality in these works will be discussed. First, I will show how the choice of a certain “ideal reader” influences the choice and the presentation of quotes and allusions. Next, I will stress upon the importance of intertextuality in clarifying the aim of these texts, by studying the way each author presents pagan and christian literature. Finally, I will focus on two examples of intertextuality in Tatian and Celsus: we will see that the use of a quote can reveal the way an author wants his work to be understood by the reader.
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Gianluca Piscini. Pratiques d’intertextualité dans le débat religieux du IIe siècle : Tatien, Athénagore, Celse. Revue des Etudes Tardo-antiques, «Textes pour l’Histoire de l’Antiquité Tardive » (THAT), 2019, Suppl. 6 (Figures du premier Christianisme. Jésus appelé Christ, Jacques «frère du Seigneur », Marie dite Madeleine et quelques autres, textes de la session scientifique THAT, Paris-Sorbonne, 3 février 2018), pp.143-171. ⟨halshs-01809578⟩

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