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By Patricia A. Rosenmeyer

ISBN-10: 041528550X

ISBN-13: 9780415285506

ISBN-10: 0415285518

ISBN-13: 9780415285513

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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