Encyclopedia of Ancient Literature

56fe9dbf08e14.jpeg Author James Wyatt Cook
Isbn 9780816064755
File size 8 Mb
Year 2008
Pages 75
Language English
File format PDF
Category Encyclopedia and Dictionary

Book Description:

"Encyclopedia of Ancient Literature" offers comprehensive coverage of the literary works, writers, and concepts of the ancient world, from the beginnings to approximately 500 CE. Ranging from ancient Greece and Rome to China, Egypt, Japan, India, Persia, Babylonia, the Hebrew world, and more, this accessible A-to-Z encyclopedia provides students with an extensive overview of this period of literature.Coverage includes: writers, such as Aristophanes, Confucius, Euclid, Flavius Josephus, Hammurabi, Homer, Horace, Julius Caesar, Sophocles, Virgil, Yamanoue no Okura, Zoroaster, and more; famous works, such as "The Aeneid", "The Egyptian Book of the Dead", "The Epic of Gilgamesh", Hebrew Bible, "The Iliad", "Medea", "The Nart Sagas", the New Testament, Ramayana, and more; and, literary and historical terms, such as alphabet, hubris, epic, quipu, Rosetta Stone, and more.

 

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