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The East Face of Helicon: West Asiatic Elements in Greek Poetry and Myth
Abbreviations note on the transcription of Oriental languages note on chronologies Aegean and Orient ancient literatures of Western Asia of heaven and earth Ars Poetica a form of words Hesiod "TheExpand
Indo-European Poetry and Myth
Introduction 1. Poet and Poesy 2. Phrase and Figure 3. Gods and Goddesses 4. Sky and Earth 5. Sun and Daughter 6. Storm and Stream 7. Nymphs and Gnomes 8. Hymns and Spells 9. Cosmos and Canon 10.Expand
Ancient Greek Music
Ancient Greece was permeated by music, and the literature teems with musical allusions. For most readers the subject has remained a closed book. Here at last is a clear, comprehensive account thatExpand
The Orphic Poems
Greek mythology and poetics
Greek epic fragments : from the seventh to the fifth centuries BC
Greek epics of the archaic period include poems that narrate a particular heroic episode or series of episodes and poems that recount the long-term history of families or peoples. They are anExpand
Homeric Hymns. Homeric Apocrypha. Lives of Homer
Performances of Greek epics customarily began with a hymn to a god or goddess - as Hesiod's "Theogony" and "Works and Days" do. A collection of 33 such poems has come down to us from antiquity underExpand
The invention of Homer
I shall argue for two complementary theses: firstly that ‘Homer’ was not the name of a historical poet, but a fictitious or constructed name, and secondly that for a century or more after theExpand