A guide to the literature of ancient Greece, including the works of Homer. For myths, please see the guide on Greek mythology.
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Publication Date: 1982-12-01
Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Aeschylus.
Ancient Greece and Rome
Publication Date: 1998-05-20
Covers an extensive array of topics on ancient Greece and Rome including daily life, art and architecture, philosophy, science, religion, statesmen, military leaders, emperors, and more.
Publication Date: 1978-06-01
Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Aristophanes.
Publication Date: 1972-06-01
Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Aristotle.
Arts and Humanities Through the Eras
Publication Date: 2004-06-07
Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.
Classical Greek Civilization
Publication Date: 2000-12-05
Examines major civilizations that have flourished from antiquity to modern times, with a global perspective and a strong emphasis on daily life and social history. This volume provides in-depth coverage of classical Greek civilization, 800-323 B.C.E.
Encyclopedia of Religion
Publication Date: 2004-12-17
The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture.
Publication Date: 1966-06-01
Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Homer.
Publication Date: 1720
An ebook version of Homer's Iliad, in a verse translation by Alexander Pope.
Publication Date: 1726
An ebook version of Homer's Odyssey, in a verse translation by Alexander Pope.
Publication Date: 1984-07-01
Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Sophocles.
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The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Call Number: R 938.003 OXF
Publication Date: 1996-12-12
Contains six thousand entries addressing everyday life in the Greco-Roman world looking at the arts, law, science, culture, marriage, and information on key persons who shaped their world.
A Companion to Homer's Odyssey
Call Number: 883.01 MOR
Publication Date: 2003-06-30
A study companion to Homer's "Odyssey" containing historical and mythological background; discussion of Homeric values and the plot, themes, and literary features of each of the epic's books; a character index; and suggested activities and classroom projects.
Encyclopedia of Traditional Epics
Call Number: R 398.22 JAC
Publication Date: 1994-06-30
Includes famous epics such as Chanson de Roland and the Iliad, as well as lesser known ones from remote regions of the world. Entries include epic titles, events, author names, symbols, etc.
Call Number: 883.01 BRA
Publication Date: 2002-09-01
Reflects upon nearly fifty key characters, events, and literary aspects of Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey," discussing each important moment's layers of meaning and showing that the texts, considered classics, are still vital.
The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature
Call Number: R 880.9 OXF
Publication Date: 1989-05-25
Covers classical authors, character entries, plot summaries, literary forms, historical events of the period, maps, and Latin and Greek translations.
Theogony and Works and Days
Call Number: 881.01 HES
Publication Date: 2009-07-26
The Theogony contains a systematic genealogy and account of the struggles of the gods, and the Works and Days offers a compendium of moral and practical advice for a life of honest husbandry.
The Three Theban Plays
Call Number: 882.01 SOP
Publication Date: 1984-02-07
The Fagles translation of Antigone, Oedipus the King, and Oedipus at Colonus.
Ancient texts in their original language or in translation, photographs of archaeological sites and images of artifacts such as pottery and coins. All in one spot!
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