From Homer to Theocritus: A Manual of Greek Literature (Hardcover)

Author: Capps, Edward

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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.

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Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780548016459
SKU 205822162
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0548016453
Release Date 10/1/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0500
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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