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The Resource The portable Greek reader, edited, and with an introduction, by W.H. Auden

The portable Greek reader, edited, and with an introduction, by W.H. Auden

Label
The portable Greek reader
Title
The portable Greek reader
Statement of responsibility
edited, and with an introduction, by W.H. Auden
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
A collection of Greek writings in modern translation presents a complete picture of the Golden Age of ancient Greece
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
880/.8
Index
no index present
LC call number
PA3621
LC item number
.P67 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
The Viking portable library
Label
The portable Greek reader, edited, and with an introduction, by W.H. Auden
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1948
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. Cosmogonies and cosmologies -- pt. 2. The hero -- pt. 3. Nature -- pt. 4. Man -- pt. 5. Society. The creation / Hesiod -- The five ages / Hesiod -- Prometheus / Hesiod -- Zeus / Sophocles -- Dionysus / Euripides -- The earth mother / Homeric hymn -- Minor deities / Archias, Anyte -- The true god / Xenophanes -- The word / Heraclitus -- The real / Parmenides -- Love and strife / Empedocles -- God and the world / Plato -- The first cause / Aristotle -- The epic hero / Homer -- The patriot / Simonides -- The athlete / Pindar -- The tragic hero / Aeschylus -- The great man / Aristotle -- The happy man / Aristotle -- The philosophic hero / Plato -- The engineer / Tzetzes -- The first science / Aristotle -- Nature / Aristotle -- Number and proportion / Euclid -- Measurement of the earth / Cleomedes -- On airs, waters, and places / Hippocrates -- Growth / Galen -- Man / Sophocles -- Human imperfection / Simonides -- Self-love / Aristotle -- Nature and culture / Antiphon -- Self-control / Epictetus -- Love / Sophocles -- Eros / Plato -- Idyll II : the sorceress / Theocritus -- The owl and the birds / Aesop -- The man and the Satyr / Aesop -- The goods and the ills / Aesop -- Tactlessness / Theophrastus -- Superstitiousness / Theophrastus -- Polemo / Philostratus -- Hermogenes / Philostratus -- Types of states / Aristotle -- The just society / Plato -- Public education / Plato -- Utopia / Aristophanes -- Plato in Sicily / Plato -- The Sicillian expedition / Thucydides
  • Cosmogonies and cosmologies -- The hero -- Nature -- Man -- Society
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
viii, 726 pages
Isbn
9780140150391
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
48008459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm02966773
Label
The portable Greek reader, edited, and with an introduction, by W.H. Auden
Publication
Distribution
Note
Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1948
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. Cosmogonies and cosmologies -- pt. 2. The hero -- pt. 3. Nature -- pt. 4. Man -- pt. 5. Society. The creation / Hesiod -- The five ages / Hesiod -- Prometheus / Hesiod -- Zeus / Sophocles -- Dionysus / Euripides -- The earth mother / Homeric hymn -- Minor deities / Archias, Anyte -- The true god / Xenophanes -- The word / Heraclitus -- The real / Parmenides -- Love and strife / Empedocles -- God and the world / Plato -- The first cause / Aristotle -- The epic hero / Homer -- The patriot / Simonides -- The athlete / Pindar -- The tragic hero / Aeschylus -- The great man / Aristotle -- The happy man / Aristotle -- The philosophic hero / Plato -- The engineer / Tzetzes -- The first science / Aristotle -- Nature / Aristotle -- Number and proportion / Euclid -- Measurement of the earth / Cleomedes -- On airs, waters, and places / Hippocrates -- Growth / Galen -- Man / Sophocles -- Human imperfection / Simonides -- Self-love / Aristotle -- Nature and culture / Antiphon -- Self-control / Epictetus -- Love / Sophocles -- Eros / Plato -- Idyll II : the sorceress / Theocritus -- The owl and the birds / Aesop -- The man and the Satyr / Aesop -- The goods and the ills / Aesop -- Tactlessness / Theophrastus -- Superstitiousness / Theophrastus -- Polemo / Philostratus -- Hermogenes / Philostratus -- Types of states / Aristotle -- The just society / Plato -- Public education / Plato -- Utopia / Aristophanes -- Plato in Sicily / Plato -- The Sicillian expedition / Thucydides
  • Cosmogonies and cosmologies -- The hero -- Nature -- Man -- Society
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
viii, 726 pages
Isbn
9780140150391
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
48008459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm02966773

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