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From Homer to Theocritus

A Manual of Greek Literature

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From Homer to Theocritus: A Manual of Greek Literature by Edward Capps
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1901. Capps, Professor of Greek in the University of Chicago writes in the Preface: This volume aims to present a concise but complete survey of the Greek literature of the classical period, extended so as to include the two branches of poetry, the New Comedy and the Idyll, which were brought to perfection after the overthrow of Greek liberty by Alexander. Contents: Epic Poetry. Introduction to the Iliad; The Main Action of the Iliad; The Odyssey. Homer and Troy; The Homeric Hymns and Hesiod; The Elegiac, Iambic, and Melic Poets; Choral Lyric. Pindar; Tragic Poetry. Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides; Comic Poetry. Aristophanes; The Historians. Herodotus; Thucydides and Xenophon; The Orators. Demosthenes; Philosophical Prose. Plato; Aristotle; The Lost Writers of the Fourth Century; and Theocritus and His Age.
Release date NZ
July 25th, 2007
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Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Kessinger Publishing Co
Pages
500
Dimensions
152x229x31
ISBN-13
9780548016459
Product ID
1773310

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