Greek Literature

Greek Literature

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This series provides individual textbooks on early Greek poetry, on Greek drama, on philosophy, history and oratory, and on the literature of the Hellenistic period and of the Empire. A chapter on books and readers in the Greek world concludes Part IV. Each part has its own appendix of authors and works, a list of works cited, and an index.Sparta restores discipline, introduces good tactics and rapidly brings about the unexpected defeat of a large Roman force under ... Polybius frequently points out that disasters follow on bad leadership (e.g. 15.21.3) and that greamess is not simply the result of good luck (31.30.3). ... He is not attempting to synchronize and integrate the acts of various Greek city states but to write a history unified by themeanbsp;...

Title:Greek Literature
Author:P. E. Easterling, Bernard MacGregor Walker Knox
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 1985


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