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Anthology of ancient Greek popular literature

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Greek literature -- Translations into English.,
    • Popular literature -- Greece.,
    • Greece -- Literary collections.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-349).

      Statementedited by William Hansen.
      ContributionsHansen, William F., 1941-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA3621 .A58 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 349 p. ;
      Number of Pages349
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL681587M
      ISBN 100253333660, 0253211573
      LC Control Number97028207


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This book along with "Aesop's Fables" (Oxford World's Classics) by Laura Gibbs give a good foundation of source material to study the interesting tradition of Aesop and his fables/5(4).

Hansen likens this book to the Guinness Book of Records or Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Text 8 - is a collection of Aesop inspired fables.

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His books include Saxo Grammaticus and the Life of Hamlet (a study of the Hamlet legend) and Phlegon of Tralles’ Book of Marvels (a study of popular literature).Author: William Hansen.

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Not all readers in ancient Greece whiled away the hours with Homer, Plato, or Sophocles - at least, not always. Many enjoyed light reading, such as can be found in the pages of this lively anthology.

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