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A spouse to Greek Literature provides a finished advent to the wide variety of texts and literary types produced within the Greek language over the process a millennium starting from the sixth century BCE as much as the early years of the Byzantine Empire.

• gains contributions from quite a lot of tested specialists and rising students of Greek literature
• bargains complete insurance of the numerous genres and literary kinds produced by means of the traditional Greeks--including epic and lyric poetry, oratory, historiography, biography, philosophy, the radical, and technical literature
• comprises readings that tackle the creation and transmission of historical Greek texts, historical reception, person authors, and masses extra
• Explores the topic of historical Greek literature in leading edge methods

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Protagoras  Rep. Res publica/Politeia  Soph. Sophista/Sophistes  Symp. Symposion/Convivium  Tim. Timaeus Plinius (maior)/Pliny (the elder)  Nat. Hist. Naturalis Historia Plin. Plinius (minor)/Pliny (the more youthful)  ep. epistulae/letters Plut. Plutarch  Alc. Vita Alcibiadis  Alex. Vita Alexandri  Amat. Amatorius/Erotikos/Dialogue on love  Ant. Vita Antonii  Cat. Vita Catonis  Conv. sept. sap. Convivium septem sapientium/Dinner of the  seven clever males  Crass. Vita Crassi  De gloria Ath. De gloria Atheniesium/On the celebrity of the Athenians  De mal. Her. De malignitate Herodoti/On the malice of Herodotus  De mus. De musica/On tune*  De tranq. an. De tranquilitate animi/On tranquillity of brain  Inst. Lac. Instituta Laconica/The old customs of the Spartans  Lyc. Vita Lycurgi  Lys. Vita Lysandri  Mar. Vita Marii  Mor. Moralia  Nic. Vita Niciae  QC  Quaestiones convivales/Sympotic questions  Quomodo adol. Quomodo adolescens poetas audire debeat/How  the younger guy should still learn poetry  Sol. Vita Solonis  Them. Vita Themistoclis  Thes. Vita Thesei  Vit. X or. Vitae decem oratorum/Lives of the 10 orators* (*: not likely written by means of Plutarch) Pol. Polybius Porph. Porphyrius  Plot. Vita Plotini Pos. Posidippus  Ep. epigramm P. Oxy. Proclus  In Eucl. In primum Euclidis Elementorum librum  commentarii Pseudo -Plutarch: see Plutarch playstation . Xen. Pseudo-Xenophon (“The previous Oligarch”)  Ath. Respublica Atheniensium/On the structure of Athens Quint. Quintilianus  Inst. orat. Institutio oratoria Scribonius Largus  Comp. Compositiones Seneca  ep. epistula(e)/letter(s) Septuaginta  Gen. Genesis Sext. Emp. Sextus Empiricus  Math. Adversus Mathematicos/Against the Professors Simon. Simonides Soph. Sophocles  Ant. Antigone  El. Electra  O. C. Oedipus Coloneus  O. R. Oedipus Rex/King Oedipus  Phil. Philoctetes Soz. Sozomenus  Hist. eccl. Historia ecclesiastica/Church heritage Statius  Theb. Thebais Strabo  Geog. Geographica/Geography Suetonius  Dom. Vita Domitiani Testamentum novum  Acts  Acta apostolorum/Acts of the apostles  Col. Pauli epistula advert Colossos/Paul's letter to the  Colossians Theocr. Theocritus  Id. Idyll Theophrastus  Hist. plant. Historia plantarum/On vegetation Thgn. Theognis Thuc. Thucydides Xen. Xenophon  Cyn. Cynegeticus  De re equ. De re equestri/On horsemanship  HG  Historia Graeca/Hellenika  Mem. Memorabilia/Apomnemoneumata  Oec. Oeconomicus/ advent: A spouse to Greek Literature Martin Hose and David Schenker 1. better half as opposed to heritage of Literature it really is under no circumstances an common activity, within the moment decade of the 3rd millennium, to make the corpus of texts referred to as “Ancient Greek Literature” to be had to readers in an introductory significant other quantity. the duty is challenging now not least as the texts constituting “Ancient Greek Literature”1 nonetheless shape an essential component of the literary culture of inventive suggestion, and provide indispensible issues of orientation, even during this age of globalization. over the last centuries within the self-discipline of Classical stories, works offering themselves as literary histories (or as “introductions,” a extra technical variety), and proficient through the present country of study and concerns delivered to endure upon the textual content, have tried to meet the duty of introducing this physique of Greek literature.

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