A History of Greek Literature

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Hackett Publishing, 1996 - History - 921 pages
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A reprint of the Methuen & Company, Ltd. edition of 1966. Copublished in the U.K. by Gerald Duckworth and Company, Ltd.
  

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Contents

THE TRANSMISSION OF GREEK LITERATURE i
1
THE BEGINNINGS
7
1 EPIC POETRY BEFORE HOMER
14
MATERIALS AND COMPOSITION
19
THE HOMERIC QUESTION
32
MATERIALS AND COMPOSITION
41
ANALYTICAL THEORIES
49
CULTURAL LEVELS IN THE HOMERIC POEMS
53
H Philosophy at the end of the archaic period
208
The beginnings of science and historiography
216
COMEDY
233
A Beginning and culmination of the classical period 1 AESCHYLUS
241
SOPHOCLES
271
OTHER FORMS OF POETRY
302
DAMON AND THE THEORY OF MUSIC
305
HERODOTUS
306

LANGUAGE AND STYLE
58
GODS AND MEN
65
THE TRANSMISSION
73
B The epic cycle
79
The Homeric hymns
84
Other works attributed to Homer
88
A Hesiod
91
B Archaic epic after Hesiod
106
Early lyric poetry 1 ORIGINS AND TYPES
107
IAMBOS
109
ELEGY
117
SOLON
121
THE LESBIAN LYRIC
128
CHORAL LYRIC
148
Folktales
154
E Religious literature
158
F The beginnings of philosophy
161
G Mature archaic lyric 1 THEOGNIS page
168
THE EPIGRAM AND THE SCOLION
172
ANACREON
174
SONGWRITERS ON THE MAINLAND
177
CHORAL LYRIC
181
OTHER HISTORIANS
328
PHILOSOPHY
332
1 THE SOPHISTS AND THE BEGINNINGS OF RHETORIC
340
EURIPIDES
360
OTHER TRAGIC WRITERS
409
OTHER POETRY
413
POLITICAL COMEDY
417
POLITICAL WRITINGS
452
THUCYDIDBS
455
THE SCIENCES
483
SOCRATES
493
1 PLATO AND THE ACADEMY
505
ARISTOTLE AND THE PBRIPATOS
547
THE ART OF RHETORIC
582
HISTORIOGRAPHY
625
DRAMA
630
OTHER FORMS OF POETRY
637
THE EMPIRE
802
PLUTARCH
819
INDEX
898
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