Heliodorus of Emesa

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  • Beyond Beauty : Chariton 's Alternate Characterization Of Callirhoe

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    Beyond Beauty: Chariton’s Alternate characterization of Callirhoe In Chaereas and Callirhoe, Chariton presents many views of the characters. In the novel Chariton emphasizes Callirhoe’s physical beauty both through her interactions with the general public and specific characters, including Dionysius and Artaxerxes as well as their reactions to her physical beauty. This characterization stands in marked contrast to Callirhoe’s own actions and psychology encountered in the novel, demonstrating that