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Traditional Oral Epic: The Odyssey, Beowulf, and the Serbo-Croatian Return Song

John Miles Foley - Epic literature - 1990 - 424 pages
John Miles Foley offers an innovative and straightforward approach to the structural analysis of oral and oral-derived traditional texts. Professor Foley argues that to give ...
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Theseus and Athens

Henry John Walker Lecturer in Classics Bates College - Political Science - 1994 - 240 pages
Theseus is celebrated as the greatest of Athenian heroes. This work explores what he meant to the Athenians at the height of their city-state in the fifth century B.C ...
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Sport and Recreation in Ancient Greece : A Sourcebook with Translations: A ...

Waldo E. Sweet Professor of Classical Studies University of Michigan (Emeritus) - Sports & Recreation - 1987 - 302 pages
Aimed at readers of all levels--from student to classics buff to serious scholars--this sourcebook looks at sport and recreation in ancient Greece through translated accounts ...
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Hegemony and Greek Historians

John Moore Wickersham - History - 1994 - 195 pages
The author studies the concept of hegemony in the histories of Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, and Ephorus.
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The Rise of the Greeks

Michael Grant - History - 1988 - 391 pages
Traces the history of Greek civilization between 750 and 480 B.C., examines the politics, economics, art, and philosophy of the period, and shows the development of the ...
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Ideology and Social Order

Eric Carlton - Athens (Greece) - 1977 - 320 pages
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Homeric misdirection: false predictions in the Iliad

James V. Morrison - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 166 pages
Studies the uses of suspense in the Iliad.
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