Greek Literature in the Roman Empire

Greek Literature in the Roman Empire In this book Jason Konig offers for the first time an accessible yet comprehensive account of the multi faceted Greek literature of the Roman Empire focusing especially on the first three centuries A

  • Title: Greek Literature in the Roman Empire
  • Author: Jason König
  • ISBN: 9781472521316
  • Page: 449
  • Format: ebook
  • Greek Literature in the Roman Empire

    In this book Jason Konig offers for the first time an accessible yet comprehensive account of the multi faceted Greek literature of the Roman Empire, focusing especially on the first three centuries AD He covers in turn the Greek novels of this period, the satirical writing of Lucian, rhetoric, philosophy, scientific and miscellanistic writing, geography and history, biogIn this book Jason Konig offers for the first time an accessible yet comprehensive account of the multi faceted Greek literature of the Roman Empire, focusing especially on the first three centuries AD He covers in turn the Greek novels of this period, the satirical writing of Lucian, rhetoric, philosophy, scientific and miscellanistic writing, geography and history, biography and poetry, providing a vivid introduction to key texts, with extensive quotation in translation The challenges and pleasures these texts offer to their readers have come to be newly appreciated in the classical scholarship of the last two or three decades In addition there has been renewed interest in the role played by novelistic and rhetorical writing in the Greek culture of the Roman Empire broadly, and in the many different ways in which these texts respond to the world around them This volume offers a broad introduction to those exciting developments.

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