A Companion to Greek Literature (Blackwell Companions to the

A spouse to Greek Literature offers a complete creation to the big variety of texts and literary types produced within the Greek language over the process a millennium starting from the sixth century BCE as much as the early years of the Byzantine Empire.

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• deals entire assurance of the numerous genres and literary varieties produced through the traditional Greeks--including epic and lyric poetry, oratory, historiography, biography, philosophy, the unconventional, and technical literature
• contains readings that tackle the construction and transmission of old Greek texts, old reception, person authors, and lots more and plenty extra
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Orat. 64). We cannot establish the reliability of such references, even though, for the Imperial age, there are iconographic representations of people taking notes on tablets during the lecture of a philosopher32 or in similar contexts. 4. Metal, Leather, Ostraka As we have said, since the Archaic age Greeks also wrote on materials not expressly intended for letters. Writing on metals was not uncommon (Jeffery 1990, 55–6). 33 Lead could also be used for longer texts such as private letters 18 Lucio Del Corso (Jordan 2000b).

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