Were Ancient Readers Interested in Detecting Forgeries?

Published: 18/09/2019
Were Ancient Readers Interested in Detecting Forgeries?
Source: EHRMANBLOG.ORG

I continue now with my lecture this past week on whether ancient readers and writers considered pseudepigraphic writing – in which an author claimed to be someone else (always someone famous) – was seen as deceitful, a kind of literary lie, and is therefore appropriately, in an ancient context, appropriately considered by thos of us today, “forgery.”  This is Part 2 of 4. *************************

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