A highly recommended book for adults, who have a basic ide… We are an Online Bookstore Specializing in Scholarly Books of the Ancient, and Medieval World with Special focus on Classical & Byzantine Studies. English View all books by this author in this language. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. published -330, avg rating 4.20 — Ancient history as a scholarly … English View all books by this author in this language. 10,309 ratings — published -700, avg rating 3.87 — This literature included the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle and the histories of Herodotus and Thucydides. After the death of Alexander the Great and the growth of Hellenistic culture across the Mediterranean, Roman literature and art had a distinctive Greek flavor. published -422, avg rating 4.03 — Oligarchy. Ancient Greek Literature (Opus Books) Paperback – January 1, 1967 by Bowra, Cecil Maurice, Sir, (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. published 2015, avg rating 3.69 — published -428, avg rating 3.83 — published -438, avg rating 3.75 — 3,141 ratings — Ancient Greek society placed considerable emphasis on literature and, according to many, the whole Western literary tradition began there, with the epic poems of Homer.. published -380, avg rating 4.05 — 106,806 ratings — Don’t go into this expecting it to be a clear, chronological and factual … published -399, avg rating 4.06 — Poetics by Aristotle. The Greek literature and art of the classical period are especially thick with representations of Egypt and Egyptians. 1.2 Lyric poetry. The Orestiais a trilogy which was originally performed at the Dionysia festival in Athens in 45… 43,092 ratings — Explore our list of Ancient Greek Literature - Literary Criticism Books at Barnes & Noble®. Sappho. Aeschylus was a prolific playwright who is often referred to as the father of tragedy. published -425, avg rating 4.14 — You must have a goodreads account to vote. Centuries of poetry and prose have come down through the generations, inf… 9,939 ratings — The most famous play by Euripides is Medea. published -560, avg rating 3.76 — 37,108 ratings — Of the literature of ancient Greece only a relatively small proportion survives. List of 10 Best Books to Read about Greek Mythology. 10,018 ratings — Ancient Epistolary Fictions: The Letter in Greek Literature By Patricia A. Rosenmeyer Cambridge University Press, 2001 Read preview Overview Greek Rhetoric and Literary Criticism By W. Rhys Roberts Longmans, Green and Co., 1928 In Greek literature: Ancient Greek literature. published -410, avg rating 3.98 — published -415, avg rating 3.82 — Except where otherwise noted, all the contents published in this website are in the Public Domain. Yet despite numerous firsthand contacts with Egypt, Greek writers constructed their own Egypt, one that differed in significant ways from actual Egyptian history, society, and culture. Greek literature had risen from the oral tradition of Homer and Hesiod through the plays of Sophocles and Aristophanes and now lay on the tables of Roman citizens and authors. Download A history of ancient Greek literature. 4,862 ratings — published -405, avg rating 3.84 — published -550, avg rating 4.03 — 115,202 ratings — 870,360 ratings — 4. published -412, avg rating 3.82 — This includes original texts, translations and book … Beye stresses the great distance that separates the twentieth century from the age and audience for which ancient Greek literature … In this book, Tim Whitmarsh offers an innovative new introduction to ancient Greek literature. Cyrus the Great. Theogony [comm. 8,591 ratings — Epics: Mahabharata and Ramayana (3rd century BCE to 4th century CE) 1,643 ratings — published -414, avg rating 3.92 — Fictional Greek Mythology Books and Retellings Like all Greek myths, these fictionalized retellings contain love and sex, poetry and passion, and often buckets of blood. Avestan: Avesta Etruscan: Liber Linteus Zagrabiensis (Linen Book of Zagreb) Sanskrit : Cyropaedia by Xenophon. Burstein = S.M. 9. published -335, avg rating 3.94 — 13,433 ratings — 2,269 ratings — Jason and the Golden Fleece by Apollonius of Rhodes published -322, avg rating 3.73 — published -440, avg rating 3.95 — published -458, avg rating 3.71 —