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lives and characters of the ancient Grecian poets

Basil Kennett

lives and characters of the ancient Grecian poets

dedicated to His Highness, the Duke of Glocester.

by Basil Kennett

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Published by Printed for A. Swall in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poets, Greek,
  • Greek poetry -- History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 1.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17135660M
    OCLC/WorldCa5037943

    The 15 Best Greek And Roman Classics. This was the most read book of Latin from the Renaissance onwards, and its tales of transformation, punishments fair or unfair, and the mythical roots of. Sources of myths: literary and archaeological The Homeric poems: the Iliad and the Odyssey. The 5th-century-bce Greek historian Herodotus remarked that Homer and Hesiod gave to the Olympian gods their familiar today would accept this literally. In the first book of the Iliad, the son of Zeus and Leto (Apollo, line 9) is as instantly identifiable to the Greek reader by his.

    Greek literature - Greek literature - History: The first great writer of history was Herodotus of Halicarnassus, who was also a geographer and anthropologist. The theme of his history, written in large part for Athenian readers, is the clash between Europe and Asia culminating in the Persian War. The account of the war itself, which occupies roughly the second half of the work, must have been. Other articles where Ancient Greek literature is discussed: Greek literature: Ancient Greek literature: Of the literature of ancient Greece only a relatively small proportion survives. Yet it remains important, not only because much of it is of supreme quality but also because until the midth century the greater part of the literature of the Western.

    (shelved 23 times as ancient-greek-literature) avg rating — , ratings — published Greek literature One of the longest surviving traditions in world literature. The earliest Greek literature took the form of epic songs, as epitomized by the Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer, and the didactic poetry of Hesiod, such as also saw the development of lyric poetry, exemplified by the choric lyrics and odes of hout the Classical period (c–c bc) there.


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The Lives and Characters of the Ancient Grecian Poets, Dedicated to His Highness the Duke of Glocester Leather Bound – January 1, by Basil Kennet (Author)Author: Basil Kennet. The lives and characters of the ancient Grecian poets dedicated to His Highness the Duke of Glocester / by Basil Kennet () Paperback – Janu by Basil Kennett (Author)Author: Basil Kennett.

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The Lives and Characters of the Lives and characters of the ancient Grecian poets book Grecian Poets. with Their Heads Curiously Engraven on Copper-Plates. by Basil Kennet. the Second Edition. by Basil Kennett and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at London the Unicorn : Abel Swall, 12mo.

+ ads. Orig. tooled calf sl. worn at corners; backstrip replaced. Parts I & II one volume. Ink drawing mirroring frontispiece engraving on reverse. Library bookplate St. David's, Cardiff. Dedicated to His Highness the Duke of Glocester. Engravings; ink drawing.

Item #Author: Basil Kennet. The Lives of the Greek Poets second edition Edition. The Lives of the Greek Poets. second edition Edition. by Mary R. Lefkowitz (Author) out of 5 stars 2 Cited by:   Renowned scholar Mary R.

Lefkowitz has extensively revised and rewritten her classic to introduce a new generation of students to the lives of the Greek poets. Thoroughly updated with references to the most recent scholarship, this second edition includes new material and fresh analysis of the ancient biographies of Greece's most famous poets.4/5(5).

Mary R. Lefkowitz has extensively revised and rewritten her classic study to introduce a new generation of students to the lives of the Greek poets. Thoroughly updated with references to the most recent scholarship, this second edition includes new material and fresh analysis of the ancient biographies of Greece's most famous poets/5(2).

Books shelved as ancient-greek-poetry: Poems and Fragments by Sappho, The Odes by Pindar, Idylls by Theocritus, Sappho by Sappho, and Greek Lyric Poetry. Index of Important Characters – Classical Literature ancientadmin T+ Index of Important Characters – Classical Literature Here is a list of some of the important characters appearing in classical literature (particularly those who appear in several different works) and the plays and poems in which they s: The lives and characters of the ancient Grecian poets.: Dedicated to His Highness the Duke of Glocester.

Greek Verse. Early Greek verse (like Homer’s ”Iliad” and ”Odyssey”) was epic in nature, a form of narrative literature recounting the life and works of a heroic or mythological person or traditional metre of epic poetry is the dactylic hexameter, in which each line is made up of six metrical feet, the first five of which can be either a dactyl (one long and two short Ratings: The Life of Homer, whose unknown author is referred to as Pseudo-Herodotus, is one among several ancient biographies of the Greek epic poet, is distinguished from the others by the fact that it contains, in its first lines, the claim to have been compiled by the early historian Herodotus.

Herodotus of Halicarnassus wrote the following history of Homer's background, upbringing and. Good fiction written about or in ancient Greece. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Archilochus, (flourished c. bce, Paros [Cyclades, Greece]), poet and soldier, the earliest Greek writer of iambic, elegiac, and personal lyric poetry whose works have survived to any considerable extent.

The surviving fragments of his work show him to have been a metrical innovator of the highest ability. Archilochus’s father was Telesicles, a wealthy Parian who founded a colony on the. The ancient Greeks have had a massive influence on Western society.

Numerous sciences and literary genres were founded by Greeks, and many of their writings have survived more or less complete. This list describes 10 of the most influential ancient Greek writers. Deity Description Aphrodite (Ἀφροδίτη, Aphroditē). Goddess of beauty, love, desire, and pleasure. In Hesiod's Theogony (–), she was born from sea-foam and the severed genitals of Uranus; in Homer's Iliad (–), she is daughter of Zeus and was married to Hephaestus, but bore him no had many lovers, most notably Ares, to whom she bore Harmonia.

In particular, many ancient Roman authors drew inspiration from their Greek predecessors. Ever since the Renaissance, European authors in general, including Dante Alighieri, William Shakespeare, John Milton, and James Joyce, have all drawn heavily on classical themes and motifs.

Non-fiction but can also include ancient Greek literature, myths, poetry, drama and philosophy. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

The most well-known ancient Greek lytic poet is Sappho. We know that Sappho lived and wrote her petry and music on the island of Lesvos sometime around BC. Little else is known about her life other than she most likely ran some sort of a finishing school for girls who were in training to be the companions of men since most of her poems are.Homer (/ ˈ h oʊ m ər /; Ancient Greek: Ὅμηρος Greek pronunciation: [hómɛːros], Hómēros) is the semi-legendary author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems that are the central works of ancient Greek Iliad is set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy by a coalition of Greek kingdoms.

It focuses on a quarrel between King Agamemnon and.List of ancient texts Bronze Age See also: Sumerian literature, Akkadian literature, Ancient Egyptian literature, Hittite texts, Tamil literature Early Bronze Age: 3rd millennium BCE (approximate dates shown).The earliest written literature dates from about BCE (classical Sumerian).

The earliest literary author known by name is Enheduanna, a Sumerian priestess and public figure dating to.