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Author Derderian, Katharine, 1970-

Title Leaving words to remember : Greek mourning and the advent of literacy / by Katharine Derderian
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 206 pages)
Series Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 209
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 209
Contents ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE: The Unspeakable Lament: the Homeric???? and the heroes; CHAPTER TWO: The Archaic Epigram and the Advent of Writing; CHAPTER THREE:???ææata?????ta t?de Case Studies in Classical Mourning; CHAPTER FOUR: The Epitaphios Logos and Mourning in the Athenian Polis; CHAPTER FIVE: Some Conclusions; BIBLIOGRAPHY; GENERAL INDEX; GENERAL INDEX OF GREEK TERMS
Summary This volume examines the influence of literacy on the development of different genres of mourning in ancient Greece. It reveals the non-linear development of Greek literacy and offers insight into the ongoing influence of lament in diverse poetic genres
Analysis Litteratur Klassiske litteraturer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Death in literature.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Greece.
Greek literature -- History and criticism.
Grief in literature.
Literacy -- Greece.
Mourning customs in literature.
Mourning customs -- Greece -- History.
Written communication -- Greece.
Greece -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1417590785 (electronic bk.)
9781417590780 (electronic bk.)