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Greek Popular Morality in the Time of Plato and Aristotle
In ancient Greece, as today, popular moral attitudes differed importantly from the theories of moral philosophers. While for the latter we have Plato and Aristotle, this insightful work explores theExpand
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Greek homosexuality
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Archaic Greece: The Age of Experiment
Until quite recently, it has been the accepted view that the Archaic period of Greek history was by definition merely a prelude to the Oassical period, an era regarded as unsurpassed in its literary,Expand
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Lysias and the Corpus Lysiacum
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The evolution of Greek prose style
The transmission of literature in writing began in the Greek world with poetry; the publication of laws and regulations came later, and prose literature last, about 500 BC. This book examines theExpand
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EROS AND NOMOS1: (PLATO, SYMPOSIUM 182A–185C)
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Aristophanes' Speech in Plato's Symposium
Aristophanes' encomium on Eros ( Smp. 189c 2–193d 5) is a story with a moral. Once upon a time, all human beings were double creatures, each with two heads, two bodies and eight limbs. Then, by theExpand
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