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Greek Literature in Late Antiquity

Dynamism, Didacticism, Classicism

by Scott Fitzgerald Johnson

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Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Hellenic languages,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • History and criticism,
  • Greek literature, Hellenistic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7991315M
    ISBN 100754656837
    ISBN 109780754656838

      Greek Biography and Panegyric in Late Antiquity will send readers back to many Late Antique texts with an enhanced appreciation of how these highly idiosyncratic works exhibit in concentrated form some of the most characteristic and widespread values, tensions, and literary strategies of their age.   There are any number of reasons why we read, and reread, the literature of antiquity. First of all, its poems, plays, philosophical dialogues and, yes, novels (Lucian’s “A True Story.

    Greek literature in late antiquity: dynamism, didacticism, classicism. [Scott Fitzgerald Johnson;] -- AnnotationAs an historical period, Late Antiquity has thus far been defined by the transformation of Roman institutions, the emergence of distinct religious cultures (Jewish, Christian, Islamic). The Best Books to Read on Late Antiquity — a Five Books List. Not everyone who has chosen books for our site has given an interview (yet). If you’re a historian based in the US and know Peter and would like to interview him about the books he’s chosen above, please let us know.

      A 19th century Greek vase illustration of Zeus abducting Leda in the form of a swan. Photograph: Stapleton Collection/Corbis One may still balk at the idea that this is really “atheism” in the.   Shifting Genres in Late Antiquity book. Shifting Genres in Late Antiquity The Christianisation of the Roman empire and the successor kingdoms had a profound impact on the evolution of Greek and Roman literature, and many aspects of this are discussed in this volume - the composition of church history, the collection of papal letters Cited by: 9.


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Late Antiquity has attracted a significant amount of attention in recent years. As a historical period it has thus far been defined by the transformation of Roman institutions, the emergence of distinct religious cultures (Jewish, Christian, Islamic), and the transmission of ancient knowledge to Price: $ Gregory Nagy is Professor of Classics at Harvard University and Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C.

He has written and edited numerous books on Greek literature, including Homeric Questions, The Everyman's Library The Iliad, Greek Mythology and Format: Hardcover. Greek Literature in Late Antiquity: Dynamism, Didacticism, Classicism - Kindle edition by Johnson, Scott Fitzgerald.

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Late Antiquity has attracted a significant amount of attention in recent years. As a historical period it has thus far been defined by the transformation of Roman institutions, the emergence of distinct religious cultures (Jewish, Christian, Islamic), and the transmission of ancient knowledge to medieval and early modern by: 1st Edition Published on Decem by Routledge Late Antiquity has attracted a significant amount of attention in recent years.

As a historical period i Greek Literature in Late Antiquity: Dynamism, Didacticism, Classicism. Greek Literature in the Roman Period and in Late Antiquity.

DOI link for Greek Literature in the Roman Period and in Late Antiquity. Greek Literature in the Roman Period and in Late Antiquity bookAuthor: Gregory Nagy. Greek Biography and Panegyric in Late Antiquity will send readers back to many Late Antique texts with an enhanced appreciation of how these highly idiosyncratic works exhibit in concentrated form some of the most characteristic and widespread values, tensions, and literary strategies of their : Hardcover.

Greek Literature in Late Antiquity: Dynamism, Didacticism, Classicism. A major part of antique Greek and Latin literature was lost during this period, and only a small number of works remained extant to the Early Modern Age.

Most of these works are available in Medieval copies, while very few original documents of antiquity were known preserved, until recent discoveries of papyri and parchments. Ancient Greek literature refers to literature written in the Ancient Greek language from the earliest texts until the time of the Byzantine earliest surviving works of ancient Greek literature, dating back to the early Archaic period, are the two epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey, set in the Mycenaean two epics, along with the Homeric Hymns and the two poems of Hesiod.

Read "Greek Literature in Late Antiquity Dynamism, Didacticism, Classicism" by available from Rakuten Kobo. Late Antiquity has attracted a significant amount of attention in recent years.

As a historical period it has thus far b Brand: Taylor And Francis. This book provides the most comprehensive account of the history of the Greek language from its beginnings to late antiquity. In this revised and expanded translation of the Greek original published ina distinguished international team of scholars goes beyond a merely technical treatment of the subject by examining the language's relationship with politics, society and culture.5/5(2).

Part 1 Dynamism: New themes and styles in Greek literature, a title revisited. Averil Cameron. The dynamic reception of Theodore of Mopsuestia in the 6th century: Greek, Syriac, and Latin.

Adam Becker. Apollonius of Tyana in Late Antiquity. Christopher P. Jones. Part 2 Didacticism: Eusebiusa (TM) Praeparatio Evangelica as literary experiment Brand: Scott Fitzgerald Johnson.

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CE) that has become increasingly central to scholarly debates over the history of western and Middle Eastern civilizations. This volume covers such pivotal events as the fall of Rome, the rise of Christianity, the origins of Islam, and the early formation of Byzantium and the European Middle Ages.

He has written a book on the fifth-century Greek *Life and Miracles of Thekla* (Harvard University Press, ); has edited a book on *Greek Literature in Late Antiquity* (Ashgate, ); has translated the *Miracles of Thekla* for the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library (Harvard University Press, ); and has edited the *Oxford Handbook of Late.

The best books on Religious and Social History in the Ancient World recommended by Robin Lane Fox. Cultural and philosophical changes that occurred in late antiquity are essential to our understanding of the world today, but few us know much about that period.

“Late Antique Narrative Fiction: Apocryphal Acta and the Greek Novel in the Fifth-Century Life and Miracles of Thekla. ” In Greek Literature in Late Antiquity (Aldershot, ) – Greek Literature in Late Antiquity: Dynamism, Didacticism, Classicism Acknowledgments Contributors Abbreviations Scott Fitzgerald Johnson, Introduction Part I.

Dynamism Averil Cameron, New Themes and Styles in Greek Literature: A Title Revisited Adam H. Becker, The Dynamic Reception of Theodore of Mopsuestia in the Sixth Century: Greek, Syriac, and Latin Christopher P.

Jones, Apollonius of. Language & Literature; This convenient pocket-sized book contains the necessary texts for the celebration of the liturgy of St Basil the Great by the priest and deacon, interpolated with comprehensive rubrical directions.

scholars examine the activity of knowing in late antiquity by focusing on thirteen major concepts from the.Alongside a monograph project on travel and geography in Late Antiquity, he is also editing a volume on the role of Greek among eastern Christians in the late antique Middle East.

At Georgetown he teaches courses in the Classics department on Byzantine language and literature. Dr. .This book sheds light on a relatively dark period of literary history, the late third century CE, a period that falls between the Second Sophistic and Late Antiquity.

It argues that more was being written during this time than past scholars have realized and takes as its prime example the understudied Christian writer Methodius of Olympus.