The aim of this paper is to investigate the presence of themes and strategies of Lucian of Samosata's satire in Thomas More's Utopia, with particular attention to the figure of Raphael Hythlodaeus, who seems to show some of the traits that belong to the satirical hero in Lucian, as Parrhcsiadcs, Lycinus, Menippus or Lucian himself as a character of the True Story.

The aim of this paper is to investigate the presence of themes and strategies of Lucian of Samosata’s satire in Thomas More’s Utopia, with particular attention to the figure of Raphael Hythlodaeus, who seems to show some of the traits that belong to the satirical hero in Lucian, as Parrhesiades, Lycinus, Menippus or Lucian himself as a character of the True Story.

«Et Luciani quoque facetiis ac lepore capiuntur», ovvero del successo della satira antica nell’isola di Utopia e nell’Europa moderna

Alberto Camerotto
2018

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The aim of this paper is to investigate the presence of themes and strategies of Lucian of Samosata's satire in Thomas More's Utopia, with particular attention to the figure of Raphael Hythlodaeus, who seems to show some of the traits that belong to the satirical hero in Lucian, as Parrhcsiadcs, Lycinus, Menippus or Lucian himself as a character of the True Story.
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