By Patricia A. Rosenmeyer
The first referenece to letter writing happens within the first textual content of western literature, Homer's Iliad. From the very starting, Greeks have been enthusiastic letter writers, and letter writing turned a special literary style. Letters have been integrated within the works of historians yet additionally they shaped the root of works of fiction, and the formal substructure for lots of sorts of poem.
Patricia Rosenmeyer, an expert at the heritage of the Greek letter, assembles during this e-book a consultant collection of such 'literary letters', from Aelian and Alciphron to Philostrartus and the intended letters of Themistocles.
The e-book can be precious for all scholars of Greek literature specially these learning Greek (and Latin) letter.
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Ancient Greek Literary Letters: Selections in Translation (Routledge Classical Translations) by Patricia A. Rosenmeyer