The portable Greek reader.


New York, Viking Press, 1948.

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Subjects Greek literature -- Translations into English.
Greek literature.
Series Viking portable library.
Description x, 726 pages 18 cm.
Copyright Date 1948.
Notes Also issued online.
Summary A selection of representative works of Greek writers, rendered inEnglish by a variety of translators. Includes:Sophocles;Euripides;Plato;Aristotle;Homer;Pindar;Aeschylus;Euclid;Hippocrates;Aesop;etc.
Contents pt. 1. Cosmogonies and cosmologies -- part 2. The hero -- part 3. Nature -- part 4. Man -- part 5. Society.
The creation / Hesiod -- The five ages / Hesiod -- Prometheus / Hesiod -- Zeus / Sophocles -- Dionysus / Euripides -- The earth mother / Homeric hymn -- Minor deities / Archias, Anyte -- The true god / Xenophanes -- The word / Heraclitus -- The real / Parmenides -- Love and strife / Empedocles -- God and the world / Plato -- The first cause / Aristotle -- The epic hero / Homer -- The patriot / Simonides -- The athlete / Pindar -- The tragic hero / Aeschylus -- The great man / Aristotle -- The happy man / Aristotle -- The philosophic hero / Plato -- The engineer / Tzetzes -- The first science / Aristotle -- Nature / Aristotle -- Number and proportion / Euclid -- Measurement of the earth / Cleomedes -- On airs, waters, and places / Hippocrates -- Growth / Galen -- Man / Sophocles -- Human imperfection / Simonides -- Self-love / Aristotle -- Nature and culture / Antiphon -- Self-control / Epictetus -- Love / Sophocles -- Eros / Plato -- Idyll II : the sorceress / Theocritus -- The owl and the birds / Aesop -- The man and the Satyr / Aesop -- The goods and the ills / Aesop -- Tactlessness / Theophrastus -- Superstitiousness / Theophrastus -- Polemo / Philostratus -- Hermogenes / Philostratus -- Types of states / Aristotle -- The just society / Plato -- Public education / Plato -- Utopia / Aristophanes -- Plato in Sicily / Plato -- The Sicillian expedition / Thucydides.
Genre Translations.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)308357
(OCoLC)ocm00308357
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Auden, W. H. 1907-1973,
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