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Greek Elegiac Poetry From the Seventh to the Fifth Centuries B.C. (Loeb Classical Library No. 258) by Tyrtaeus

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Published by Loeb Classical Library .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • Poetry anthologies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Poetry,
  • Greek Literature,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Translations into English,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Poetry / Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Elegiac poetry, Greek,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • Greece

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7694294M
ISBN 100674995821
ISBN 109780674995826

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The Greek lyric, elegiac, and iambic poets of the two centuries from to BC - Archilochus and Alcman, Sappho and Mimnermus, Anacreon, Simonides, and the rest - produced some of the finest poetry of antiquity, perfect in form, spontaneous in expression, reflecting all the joys andanxieties of their personal lives and of the societies in which they new poetic translation by a /5(2). The Greek lyric, elegiac, and iambic poets of the two centuries from to s such as Sappho, Anacreon, and Simonides--produced some of the finest poetry of antiquity. Their poetry was perfect in form, spontaneous in expression, and reflected all the joys and anxieties of their personal lives and of the societies in which they lived/5(8). Though often assumed to be a product of traditional compositional practices comparable to those found in early Greek epic, archaic elegy has not previously been analyzed in similar detail with respect to such verse‐making techniques. This volume redresses some of this imbalance by exploring several issues related to the production of Greek elegiac poetry. Ancient Greek literature refers to 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 the Mycenaean two epics, along with the Homeric Hymns and the two poems of Hesiod.

  Greek Elegiac Poetry by Douglas E. Gerber, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(22).   Elegiac poetry, Greek -- Translations into English, Elegiac poetry, Greek, Greece -- Poetry Publisher Cambridge, MA.: Harvard University Press Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Pages: The Greek poetry of the seventh to the fifth century BCE that we call elegy was composed primarily for banquets and convivial gatherings. Its subject matter consists of almost any topic, excluding only the scurrilous and obscene. Most substantial in this volume is the collection of elegiac verses to which Theognis's name is attached (the Theognidea). Get this from a library! Greek elegiac poetry: from the seventh to the fifth centuries B.C.. [Douglas E Gerber;] -- The greek poetry of the archaic period that we call elegy was composed primarily for banquets and convivial gatherings. Its subject matter consists of almost any topic, excluding only the scurrilous.

Greek lyric is the body of lyric poetry written in dialects of Ancient is primarily associated with the early 7th to the early 5th centuries BC, sometimes called the "Lyric Age of Greece", but continued to be written into the Hellenistic and Imperial periods. Greek Elegiac Poetry: From the Seventh to the Fifth Centuries Bc by Gerber, Douglas E. (edt) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at “9 Now take and recite, pray, these elegiac lines of Solon, that the jury may know that Solon, like us, hated such men as the defendant. The point is, Aeschines, not that you should keep your hand in your cloak when you play the orator, but that you should do so when you play the ambassador; instead of which you held it out and opened it wide in Macedonia and brought your colleagues to. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. All about Greek Elegiac Poetry: From the Seventh to the Fifth Centuries B.C. by Tyrtaeus. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist/5(1).