EARLY GREEK POETRY AND PHILOSOPHY: A History of Greek Epic, Lyric and Prose to the Middle of the Fifth Century by Hermann Frankel

EARLY GREEK POETRY AND PHILOSOPHY: A History of Greek Epic, Lyric and Prose to the Middle of the Fifth Century

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Professor Frankel's history of Greek literature from Homer to Pindar exploits the texts as documents of their age. The emphasis is on the climate of ideas in this early phase of Western civilization. Standard reference for laymen and specialists.

Pub Date: July 25th, 1975
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich