First published in 1934, this book covers a broad array of ancient Greek literature, taking into account the most acknowledged of the Greek authors as well as those less well known. H. J. Rose presents the latest findings of the time in terms of research into Greek literature and covers subjects from Homer, Comedy and Poetry, to Philosophy, Science, and the Empire.
Table of Contents
1. People and Language: Writing 2. Homer and the Ancient Epic 3. Hesiod and the Hesiodic Schools 4. Personal Poetry: Elegiacs, Iambics, Solo Lyrics 5. Choral Lyric: Terpandros-Bakchylides 6. Athens and the Drama 7. Euripides and the Minor Tragedians 8. Comedy 9. Classical Prose 10. Hellenistic Poetry 11. Philosophy, rhetoric and History 12. Science, scholarship, Criticism 13. Greek Literature in the Empire; Addenda; Bibliography; Index