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Early Greek poets" lives

Maarit Kivilo

Early Greek poets" lives

the shaping of the tradition

by Maarit Kivilo

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Maarit Kivilo
SeriesMnemosyne supplements : monographs on Greek and Roman language and literature -- 322
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA3043 .K58 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24566682M
ISBN 109789004186156
LC Control Number2010017664
OCLC/WorldCa612348105

A lively and accessible account of the lives and works of the great Greek poets. A dazzling literary exploration by acclaimed poet and critic Michael Schmidt, The First Poets brings to life the great Greek poets who gave our poetic tradition its first bearings and whose works have had an enduring influence on our literature and our imagination.


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in the context of the military and historical events of the period. Book Description: This book offers a detailed overview of the biographical material of six early Greek poets (Hesiod, Stesichorus, Archilochus, Hipponax, Terpander, and Sappho) and provides an outline of the formation, sources and development of their biographical traditions.

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This book examines the formation and development of the biographical traditions about early Greek poets, focusing on the traditions of Hesiod, Stesichorus, Archilochus, Hipponax, Terpander and Sappho.

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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. Early Greek Poets’ Lives: The Shaping of the Tradition.

This book examines the formation and development of the biographical traditions about early Greek poets, focusing on the traditions of Hesiod, Stesichorus, Archilochus, Hipponax, Terpander and Sappho. The study provides a detailed overview of the traditions and chronographical Cited by: 7.

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