The Greatest Classics of Ancient Greece - Homer, Hesiod, Archilochus, Alcaeus, Sappho, Anacreon, Theognis of Megara, Simonides of Ceos, Bacchylides, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Herodotus, Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, Lysias, Demosthenes, Apollonius, Callimachus, Theocritus, Plutarch, Epictetus & Gilbert Murray

The Greatest Classics of Ancient Greece

By Homer, Hesiod, Archilochus, Alcaeus, Sappho, Anacreon, Theognis of Megara, Simonides of Ceos, Bacchylides, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Herodotus, Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, Lysias, Demosthenes, Apollonius, Callimachus, Theocritus, Plutarch, Epictetus & Gilbert Murray

  • Release Date: 2022-01-04
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature

Description

Musaicum Books presents you the greatest works of ancient Greek literature. The selection of books is based on Yale Department of Classics required reading list. Originally designed for students, this exceptional collection will benefit greatly everyone curious about the history, language, and literary and material culture of ancient Greece. Ancient Greek literature has had a profound impact on western literature at large. 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. This collection is a compound of ancient Greek wisdom, presenting all the major works of every genre of Greek literature. Ultimately, it will train you to develop powers of critical analysis by studying the important periods and major authors of Greek literature. By studying the art, history, and cultures of the ancient world you will gain the power to illuminate problems confronting contemporary society.