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A Short History of Greek Literature : Theoretical Policy Alternatives to Neoliberalism.

Author: Suzanne Said; Monique Trede; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
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A Short History of Greek Literature presents a valuable and user-friendly introduction to the diversity and complexity of Greek literature, from Homer's epics to the first Christian writings.

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Said, Suzanne
A Short History of Greek Literature : Theoretical Policy Alternatives to Neoliberalism
Abingdon, Oxon : Taylor and Francis,c2003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Said; Monique Trede; ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN: 9780203431795 0203431790
OCLC Number: 1058431804
Description: 1 online resource (230 pages)
Contents: BOOK COVER --
HALF-TITLE --
TITLE --
COPYRIGHT --
CONTENTS --
INTRODUCTION --
Part 1 HOMER AND THE ARCHAIC PERIOD (EIGHTH TO FIFTH CENTURIES BC) --
1 HOMER AND THE EPIC AGE (EIGHTH AND SEVENTH CENTURIES B C) --
Homeric poetry --
Homer --
Oral poetry --
Homer's world --
The Iliad --
The Odyssey --
The epic after Homer --
The Homeric Hymns --
The poetry of Hesiod --
Hesiod --
The Theogony --
Works and Days --
The Shield --
2 THE ARCHAIC PERIOD (FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY TO THE EARLY FIFTH CENTURY B C) --
Early lyric poetry --
Iambic poetry --
Elegiac poetry --
Monody: Alcaeus, Sappho and Anacreon --
The choral lyric --
Epinician odes --
The birth of philosophy: the Presocratics --
From Parmenides to Democritus --
The 'atomists' --
Part 2 THE CLASSICAL AGE AND THE FLOWERING OF ATHENS (FIFTH TO FOURTH CENTURIES BC) --
INTRODUCTION: --
3 THEATRE --
Tragedy --
Comedy --
4 HISTORY --
History before Herodotus --
Herodotus, 'father of history' --
Thucydides and political history --
History in the fourth century --
5 PHILOSOPHY --
Socrates (469-399) --
Plato (428-347) --
Aristotle (384-322) --
The Poetics --
6 RHETORIC --
Lysias and judicial oratory --
Isocrates and Epideictic oratory --
Demosthenes and political oratory --
Other fourth-century orators --
CONCLUSION --
Part 3 THE HELLENISTIC PERIOD --
INTRODUCTION --
7 POETRY --
Menander and New Comedy --
Hellenistic poetry --
8 PROSE --
Philosophy --
Historians and geographers --
Part 4 THE ROMAN EMPIRE --
9 THE EMPIRE FROM AUGUSTUS TO CONSTANTINE --
Classicism --
Plutarch and Lucian --
Rhetoric --
The novel --
History --
Pagan philosophy: between moral theory and exegesis --
Classical culture and Christianity: the birth of Greek Christian literature --
10 LATE ANTIQUITY --
The poetry of late antiquity: between plagiarism and transfiguration --
History and biography: rupture and confrontation. Rhetoric, mirror of the tensions in Hellenism --
Neoplatonism: philosophy as theology --
Patristics: the conversion of Hellenism --
NOTES --
BIBLIOGRAPHY --
HISTORY OF LITERATURE --
WORKS OF REFERENCE --
PART 1: HOMER AND THE ARCHAIC PERIOD --
General --
Homeric Poetry --
Hesiod --
Lyric Poetry --
Iambic and Elegiac Poetry --
Monody --
Choral Lyric --
Presocratic Philosophy --
PART 2: THE CLASSICAL AGE AND THE FLOWERING OF ATHENS --
Introduction --
The Sophists --
Hippocratic Medicine --
Theatre --
Generalia --
Tragedy --
Aeschylus --
Sophocles --
Euripides --
Aristophanes --
History --
General --
Herodotus --
Thucydides --
Local Histories --
Theopompus --
Ephorus --
Xenophon --
Philosophy --
Socrates --
Plato --
Aristotle --
Rhetoric --
General --
Antiphon --
Lysias --
Isocrates --
Demosthenes --
Aeschines --
PART 3: THE HELLENISTIC PERIOD --
General --
Menander and New Comedy --
Hellenistic Poetry --
General --
Callimachus --
Theocritus --
Apollonius Rhodius --
Aratos --
Nicander --
Herondas --
Epigram --
Philosophy --
General --
Academy --
Lyceum --
Cynics --
Sceptics --
Epicurus --
Stoics --
Historians and Geographers --
General --
Strabo --
Minor Historians --
Polybius --
Diodorus of Sicily --
PART 4: THE ROMAN EMPIRE --
General --
Poetry --
Classicism --
Plutarch --
Lucian --
Rhetoric --
Aristides --
Dio Chrysostom --
Philostratus --
Novel --
Chariton --
Xenophon of Ephesus --
Longus --
Heliodorus --
History --
Pausanias --
Dionysus of Haltcarnassus --
Josephus --
Appian --
Cassius Dio --
Herodian --
Arrian --
Philosophy and encyclopedias --
Epictetus --
Marcus Aurelius --
Philo --
Plotinus --
Diogenes Laertius --
Galen --
A rtem idorus --
Porphyry --
Iamblichus --
Classical Culture and Christian Literature --
General --
Apologists --
Clemens of Alexandria --
Origen --
Late Antiquity --
General --
Poetry --
General --
Orphica. Hero and Leander --
Quintus of Smyrna --
Nonnus of Panopolis --
History and biography --
Rhetoric --
General --
Julian --
Libanius --
Themistius --
Himerius --
Synesius --
Neo-Platonism --
The Conversion of Hellenism --
INDEX OF PROPER NAMES.

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