Ancient Greek literature

2017-07-27T17:48:34+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Asiatic style, Atticism, Symposium (Xenophon), Ad usum Delphini, Hiero (Xenophon), Hellenica, Apology (Xenophon), Cyropaedia, Agesilaus (Xenophon), Apology (Plato), History of the Peloponnesian War, Memorabilia (Xenophon), Kommos (theatre), Symposium (Plato), Alexander romance, Oeconomicus, Protrepticus (Aristotle) flashcards Ancient Greek literature
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  • Asiatic style
    The Asiatic style or Asianism (Latin: genus orationis Asiaticum, Cicero, Brutus 325) refers to an Ancient Greek rhetorical tendency (though not an organized school) that arose in the third century BC, which, although of minimal relevance at the time, briefly became an important point of reference in later debates about Roman oratory.
  • Atticism
    Atticism (meaning "favouring Attica", the region that includes Athens in Greece) was a rhetorical movement that began in the first quarter of the 1st century BC; it may also refer to the wordings and phrasings typical of this movement, in contrast with various contemporary forms of Koine Greek (both literary and vulgar), which continued to evolve in directions guided by the common usages of Hellenistic Greek.
  • Symposium (Xenophon)
    The Symposium (Greek: Συμπόσιον) is a Socratic dialogue written by Xenophon in the late 360's B.
  • Ad usum Delphini
    Ad usum Delphini means “for the use of the Dauphin”.
  • Hiero (Xenophon)
    Hiero (Greek: Ἱέρων, Hiéron) is a minor work by Xenophon, set as a dialogue between Hiero, tyrant of Syracuse, and the lyric poet Simonides about 474 BC.
  • Hellenica
    Hellenica (Ἑλληνικά) simply means writings on Greek (Hellenic) subjects.
  • Apology (Xenophon)
    The Apology of Socrates to the Jury (Greek: Ἀπολογία Σωκράτους πρὸς τοὺς Δικαστάς), by Xenophon of Athens, is a Socratic dialogue about the legal defence that the philosopher Socrates presented at his trial for the moral corruption of Athenian youth; and for asebeia (impiety) against the pantheon of Athens; judged guilty, Socrates was sentenced to death.
  • Cyropaedia
    The Cyropaedia, sometimes spelled Cyropedia, is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great, written around 370 BC by the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of Socrates, Xenophon of Athens.
  • Agesilaus (Xenophon)
    Agesilaus (/əˌdʒɛsəˈleɪəs/; Greek: Ἀγησίλαος) is a minor work by Xenophon.
  • Apology (Plato)
    The Apology of Socrates (Greek: Ἀπολογία Σωκράτους, Apologia Sokratous, Latin: Apologia Socratis), by Plato, is the Socratic dialogue that presents the speech of legal self-defence, which Socrates presented at his trial for impiety and corruption, in 399 BC.
  • History of the Peloponnesian War
    The History of the Peloponnesian War (Greek: Ιστορία του Πελοποννησιακού Πολέμου) is a historical account of the Peloponnesian War (431–404 BC), which was fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens).
  • Memorabilia (Xenophon)
    Memorabilia (original title in Greek: Ἀπομνημονεύματα, Apomnemoneumata) is a collection of Socratic dialogues by Xenophon, a student of Socrates.
  • Kommos (theatre)
    A kommos (from Greek κομμός, kommós, literally "striking", especially "beating of the head and breast in mourning") is a lyrical song of lamentation in an Athenian tragedy that the chorus and a dramatic character sing together.
  • Symposium (Plato)
    The Symposium (Ancient Greek: Συμπόσιον) is a philosophical text by Plato dated c.
  • Alexander romance
    The Romance of Alexander is any of several collections of legends concerning the mythical exploits of Alexander the Great.
  • Oeconomicus
    The Oeconomicus (Greek: Οἰκονομικός) by Xenophon is a Socratic dialogue principally about household management and agriculture.
  • Protrepticus (Aristotle)
    Protrepticus (Greek: Προτρεπτικός) is a philosophical work by Aristotle that encouraged the young to study philosophy.
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