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A spouse to Greek Literature provides a entire creation to the wide variety of texts and literary kinds produced within the Greek language over the process a millennium starting from the sixth century BCE as much as the early years of the Byzantine Empire.

• good points contributions from quite a lot of tested specialists and rising students of Greek literature
• bargains accomplished assurance of the numerous genres and literary kinds produced via the traditional Greeks--including epic and lyric poetry, oratory, historiography, biography, philosophy, the radical, and technical literature
• comprises readings that handle the construction and transmission of old Greek texts, old reception, person authors, and lots more and plenty extra
• Explores the topic of historical Greek literature in cutting edge methods

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Hanna M. Roisman is Arnold Bernhard Professor in Arts and arts at Colby collage, Maine. as well as articles and e-book chapters, she has released, Loyalty in Early Greek Epic and Tragedy (1984), not anything Is because it turns out: The Tragedy of the Implicit in Euripides’ Hippolytus (1999), Sophocles: Philoctetes (2005), and Sophocles: Electra (2008). She is the Editor of the Encyclopedia of Greek Tragedy (2014), and co‐author of The Odyssey Re‐Formed (1996), Euripides: Alcestis (2003), and Euripides: Electra (2010). Suzanne Saïd is emerita Professor of Classics at Paris X and Columbia collage. She has released commonly on Greek literature and reception of antiquity. Her contemporary books contain Approches de los angeles mythologie grecque (2008), Homer and the Odyssey (2011), and Le Monde à l’envers: Pouvoir féminin et communauté des femmes en Grèce ancienne (2013). David Schenker is affiliate Professor of Classical stories on the college of Missouri. guides comprise articles on Aeschylus, Euripides, and Plato. Jan Stenger is MacDowell Professor of Greek on the college of Glasgow. he's the writer of Poetische Argumentation: Die Funktion der Gnomik in den Epinikien des Bakchylides (2004) and Hellenische Identität in der Spätantike (2009). he's at present engaged on a monograph in regards to the photo of town in John Chrysostom and on a venture on edu­ cation in overdue vintage Gaza. Stefan Tilg is Professor of Latin at collage of Freiburg, Germany. His major examine themes were Neo‐Latin drama and the traditional novel. he's the writer of Chariton of Aphrodisias and the discovery of the Greek Love Novel (Oxford collage Press 2010) and of Apuleius’ Metamorphoses: A learn in Roman Fiction (Oxford collage Press 2014). Antonis Tsakmakis is affiliate Professor of Greek on the collage of Cyprus. His learn issues comprise Greek Historiography, historical xii Notes on members Comedy, the Sophists, Greek Stylistics, the instructing of Greek in Secondary schooling. he's writer of Thukydides über die Vergangenheit (1995), and Co‐editor of Brill’s significant other to Thucydides (2006) and Thucydides among historical past and Literature (2012). Literatur und Gesellschaft im griechischen Sizilien (Basel 2008). James Bradley Wells is a poet and classicist who teaches at DePauw collage in Greencastle, IN. he's the writer of Pindar’s Verbal paintings (2009), a poetry assortment, Bicycle (2013), and a approaching translation of Pindar’s victory songs. Emily Wilson is affiliate Professor and Graduate Chair within the division of Classics on the college of Pennsylvania. She has a BA in classics and an M. Phil. in English from Oxford, and did her Ph. D. in Classics and Comparative Literature at Yale. Her publica­ tions contain Mocked with loss of life (2004), The dying of Socrates (2007) and 6 Tragedies of Seneca (2010), and a approaching biography of Seneca. Andreas Willi holds the Diebold Chair in Comparative Philology on the collage of Oxford. His examine makes a speciality of the language/ literature interface within the old global, historic Greek dialectology and sociolinguis­ tics, and Greek, Latin, and Indo‐European historical‐comparative grammar; ebook publi­ cations contain The Languages of Aristophanes (Oxford 2003) and Sikelismos: Sprache, Victoria Wohl is Professor of Classics on the collage of Toronto.

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