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The Greek way

The Greek way

Author: Edith Hamilton
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Co., 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A picture of Greek thought and arts as revealed in the works of the writers of the Periclean Age.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Hamilton
ISBN: 0393310779 9780393310771
OCLC Number: 863603394
Description: 212 pages
Contents: East and West --
Mind and spirit --
The way of the East and West in art --
The greek way of writing --
Pindar, the last Greek aristocrat --
The Athenians as Plato saw them --
Aristophanes and the old comedy --
Herodotus, the first sight-seer --
Thucydides --
Xenophon, the ordinary Athenian gentleman --
The idea of tragedy --
Aeschylus, the first dramatist --
Sophocles, quintessence of the Greek --
Euripides, the modern mind --
The religion of the Greeks --
The way of the Greeks --
The way of the modern world.
Responsibility: Edith Hamilton.


The aim of this work is not a history of events but an account of the achievement and spirit of Greece.  Read more...


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