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history of Greek literature

Albin Lesky

history of Greek literature

by Albin Lesky

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated [from the 2nd German ed.] by James Willis and Cornelis de Heer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3057 .L413 1966a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii-xiv, 921 p.
    Number of Pages921
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6014341M
    LC Control Number66071073
    OCLC/WorldCa3059209

    Among the earliest Greek literature was Homer's epic poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey. The Iliad is a detailed telling of the Trojan War while the Odyssey recounts Odysseus' year journey home following the Trojan War. Created as early as B.C.E., Homer's poems were not written down since Greek civilization lacked a written language at. Book Description. A Short History of Greek Literature provides a concise yet comprehensive survey of Greek literature - from Christian authors - over twelve centuries, from Homer's epics to the rich range of authors surviving from the imperial period up to Justinian. The book is divided into three parts. The first part is devoted to the extraordinary creativity of the archaic and classical age.

    "Classical" Greek literature is said to have ended with the deaths of Aristotle and Demosthenes (c BC). The greatest writers of the classical era have certain characteristics in common: economy of words, direct expression, subtlety of thought, and attention to form. Later Greek Literature.   To read and re-read the scanty remains now left to us of the Literature of Ancient Greece, is a pleasant and not a laborious task; nor is that task greatly increased by the inclusion of the 'Scholia' or ancient commentaries. But modern scholarship has been prolific in the making of books; and as regards this department of my subject, I must frankly accept the verdict passed by a German critic.

    The Myth before the Myth Began: Richard P. Martin, Stanford University: Abstract: An extension of earlier studies on the semantics of muthos, with attention to the language and perspectives of early Greek s mediated forms of story-telling about the mythical and historical past, orally and in written form, are examined. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Full text of "A History of Greek Literature".


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Sources of myths: literary and archaeological The Homeric poems: the Iliad and the Odyssey. The 5th-century-bce Greek historian Herodotus remarked that Homer and Hesiod gave to the Olympian gods their familiar today would accept this literally.

In the first book of the Iliad, the son of Zeus and Leto (Apollo, line 9) is as instantly identifiable to the Greek reader by his. A reprint of the Methuen & Company, Ltd. edition of Co-published in the U.K. by Gerald Duckworth and Company, Ltd.

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