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Greek Literature in the Byzantine Period : Greek Literature - Gregory Nagy

Greek Literature in the Byzantine Period

Greek Literature

By: Gregory Nagy (Editor)

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Edited with an introduction by an internationally recognized scholar, this nine-volume set represents the most exhaustive collection of essential critical writings in the field, from studies of the classic works to the history of their reception. Bringing together the articles that have shaped modern classical studies, the set covers Greek literature in all its genres--including history, poetry, prose, oratory, and philosophy--from the 6th century BC through the Byzantine era. Since the study of Greek literature encompasses the roots of all major modern humanities disciplines, the collection also includes seminal articles exploring the Greek influence on their development. Each volume concludes with a list of recommendations for further reading. This collection is an important resource for students and scholars of comparative literature, English, history, philosophy, theater, and rhetoric as well as the classics.

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ISBN: 9780415937719
ISBN-10: 041593771X
Series: Greek Literature Vol 9
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 468
Published: 29th December 2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.86
Edition Number: 1