Anthology of Ancient Greek Popular Literature

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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. Various types of popular writing - novels, short stories, books of jokes or fables, fortune-telling handbooks - trace their origins to the ancient Mediterranean. In fact, some of this literature was so successful that it remained in circulation for centuries, even into the Middle Ages. Translated into other languages, these ...

Anthology of Ancient Greek Popular Literature 1998, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253211576

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Anthology of Ancient Greek Popular Literature 1998, Indiana University Press

ISBN-13: 9780253333667

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