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A handbook of Greek literature, from Homer to the age of Lucian.

Rose, H. J.

A handbook of Greek literature, from Homer to the age of Lucian.

by Rose, H. J.

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek literature -- History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationix, 458 p. ;
    Number of Pages458
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19166901M

    Homer (/ ˈ h oʊ m ər /; Ancient Greek: Ὅμηρος Greek pronunciation: [hómɛːros], Hómēros) is the presumed author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems that are the central works of ancient Greek Iliad is set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy by a coalition of Greek kingdoms. It focuses on a quarrel between King Agamemnon and the.   The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies is a unique collection of some seventy articles, which together explore the ways in which ancient Greece has been, is, and might be studied. It is intended to inform its readers, but also, importantly, to inspire them, and to enable them to pursue their own research by introducing the primary resources and exploring the latest agenda for their study.

    The Loeb Classical Library offers text and translations of most of the extant ancient Greek literature. See T. F. Higham and C. M. Bowra, The Oxford Book of Greek Verse (); C. M. Bowra, Ancient Greek Literature (); C. M. Bowra, Greek Lyric Poetry from Alcman to Simonides (rev. ed. ); H. J. Rose, A Handbook of Greek Literature from Homer to the Age of Lucian (4th ed. ); H. D. F. Lucian of Samosata (c. – after ) was an Assyrian satirist and rhetorician who is best known for his characteristic tongue-in-cheek style, with which he frequently ridiculed superstition, religious practices, and belief in the paranormal. Although his native language was probably Syriac, all of his extant works are written entirely in Ancient Greek (mostly in the Attic Greek popular.

    Command of Honor: General Lucian Truscott's Path to Victory in World War II by H. Paul Jeffers and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Greek literature, body of writings in the Greek language, with a continuous history extending from the 1st millennium bc to the present day. From the beginning its writers were Greeks living not only in Greece proper but also in Asia Minor, the Aegean Islands, and Magna Graecia (Sicily and southern Italy). Later, after the conquests of Alexander the Great, Greek became the common language of.


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J.: Books5/5(1). Get this from a library. A handbook of Greek literature: from Homer to the age of Lucian. [H J Rose] -- This handbook is a companion volume to "Handbook of Greek mythology" and "Handbook of Latin literature", and comprises a brief yet comprehensive survey of developments in A handbook of Greek literature literature from Homer.

Get this from a library. A handbook of Greek literature, from Homer to the age of Lucian. [H J Rose] -- People and language: writing - Homer and the Hesiodic schools - Personal poetry: elegiacs, iambics, solo lyrics - Choral lyric - Athens and the drama - Euripides and the minor tragedians - Comedy.

First published inthis book covers a broad array of ancient Greek literature, taking into account the most acknowledged of the Greek authors as well as those less well known.

Rose presents the latest findings of the time in terms of research into Greek literature and covers subjects from Homer, Comedy and Poetry, to Philosophy, Science, and the : Rose's Handbook is a brief, accurate account of Greek literature in the light of modern knowledge.

Like his A Handbook of Latin Literature, the book is a continuous narrative, complete in itself and assuming no previous acquaintance with Greek writings.

It aims at including every author, from Homer to Lucian, who was Greek in both language and spirit. Book Description. First published inthis book covers a broad array of ancient Greek literature, taking into account the most acknowledged of the Greek authors as well as those less well known.

Rose presents the latest findings of the time in terms of research into Greek literature and covers subjects from Homer, Comedy and Poetry, to Philosophy, Science, and the Empire.

The writing of history came of age in Greece with the rich and diffuse work of The Oxford Book of Greek Verse (); C. Bowra, Ancient Greek Literature (); C.

Bowra, Greek Lyric Poetry from Alcman to Simonides (rev. ); H. Rose, A Handbook of Greek Literature from Homer to the Age of Lucian (4th ed.

); H. A Handbook of Latin Literature (reprint of the edition) is a concise, yet comprehensive survey of Latin literature that provides brief biographical information about ancient authors from the earliest to the Christian and pagan writers, analyses of the most prominent works, and.

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Early Writings The earliest extant European literary works are the Iliad and the Odyssey, both written in ancient Greek probably before BC, and attributed to Homer. Lucian, Greek Lucianos, Latin Lucianus, (born adSamosata, Commagene, Syria [now Samsat, Tur.]—died afterAthens [Greece]), ancient Greek rhetorician, pamphleteer, and satirist.

One is entirely dependent on Lucian’s writings for information about his life, but he says little about himself—and not all that he says is to be taken seriously. The book includes a chronology, extensive notes, and suggestions for further reading. Also available: The Evocation of Virgil in Tolkien's Art: Geritol for the Classics - ISBN A Handbook of Greek Literature: From Homer to the Age of Lucian - ISBN Reviews: 3.

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These Are the Greek Writers; A HANDBOOK OF GREEK LITERATURE FROM HOMER TO THE AGE OF LUCIAN. By H.J. Rose: pp. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co.

$6.Ancient Greek literature is literature written in the Ancient Greek language from the earliest texts until the time of the Byzantine earliest surviving works of ancient Greek literature, dating back to the early Archaic period, are the two epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey, set in an idealized archaic past today identified as having some relation to the Mycenaean era.This book examines four Greek texts of the Imperial period that address the topic - Strabo's Geography, Dio of Prusa's Trojan Oration, Lucian's novella True Stories, and Philostratus' fictional dialogue Heroicus - and shows how their imaginative explorations of Homer and his relationship to history raise important questions about the nature of.