A Companion to Greek Literature

Original Publish Date: Aug 12, 2015
Product Number: EB00622377
Released: Sep 15, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118886069
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to Greek Literature presents a comprehensive introduction to the wide range of texts and literary forms produced in the Greek language over the course of a millennium beginning from the 6th century BCE up to the early years of the Byzantine Empire. -Features contributions from a wide range of established experts and emerging scholars of Greek literature -Offers comprehensive coverage of the many genres and literary forms produced by the ancient Greeks—including epic and lyric poetry, oratory, historiography, biography, philosophy, the novel, and technical literature -Includes readings that address the production and transmission of ancient Greek texts, historic reception, individual authors, and much more -Explores the subject of ancient Greek literature in innovative ways

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