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Readings from the literature of ancient Greece, in English translations

Readings from the literature of ancient Greece, in English translations

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Published by Harrap in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Dora Pym.
ContributionsPym, Dora.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14431525M

i The following pieces are gathered from earlier volumes of my translations of ancient Egyptian literature: the entirety of Echoes of Egyptian Voices (), and selections from Love Songs of the New Kingdom (; ) and Hymns, Prayers, and Songs: An Anthology of Ancient Egyptian Lyric Poetry (). In addition, there are four longer poems: The Instructionfor Little Pepi, The Prophecy of. “I have argued elsewhere (Fighting Words: The Origins of Religious Violence []) that we need to treat ethics in biblical texts just as we treat ethics in any other works of ancient literature. It is a vacuous exercise to pick and choose which atrocities were really ordained by any gods and which were not.

However, as more English speakers learned to read and books became more widely available in the 16th and 17th centuries, there began to be a demand for translations of Homer and other ancient. EPC Digital Library. See also McEvlilley's Sappho. SEVENTEEN ANCIENT POEMS Translated from Greek and Latin by Thomas McEvilley. Meleager of Gadara Raising the Alarm Meleager Commiserates with His Soul Meleager Addresses His Servant Dorkas Meleager Speaks to a Honey Bee Instructions for Meleager’s Burial Meleager Reproaches the Dawn Meleager Reproaches the Dawn Again.

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Translations: Fornara = C.W. Fornara (ed.), Translated Documents of Ancient Greece and Rome, 1, Archaic Times to the end of the Peloponnesian War, second edition, Cambridge Harding = P.

Harding (ed.), Translated Documents of Ancient Greece and Rome, 2, From the end of the Peloponnesian War to the battle of Ipsus, Cambridge A knowledge of Greek is in English translations book necessary, since the most important passages cited in Greek have been translated, where this was not done already, using translations drawn from B.

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