Leaving words to remember Greek mourning and the advent of literacy /

This volume examines the influence of literacy on the development of different genres of mourning in ancient Greece. It reveals the non-linear development of Greek literacy and offers insight into the ongoing influence of lament in diverse poetic genres.

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Main Author: Derderian, Katharine, 1970-
Format: EBOOK
Language:English
Ancient Greek
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001.
Series:Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 209.
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Table of Contents:
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE: The Unspeakable Lament: the Homeric ???? and the heroes; CHAPTER TWO: The Archaic Epigram and the Advent of Writing; CHAPTER THREE: ???µµata ?????ta t?de Case Studies in Classical Mourning; CHAPTER FOUR: The Epitaphios Logos and Mourning in the Athenian Polis; CHAPTER FIVE: Some Conclusions; BIBLIOGRAPHY; GENERAL INDEX; GENERAL INDEX OF GREEK TERMS;