Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought : Essays in Honor of Peter M. Smith, Hardback Book

Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought : Essays in Honor of Peter M. Smith Hardback

Edited by Arum (University of Arizona, USA) Park

Part of the Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies series

Description

Resemblance and Reality in Greek Thought follows the construction of reality from Homer into the Hellenistic era and beyond.

Not only in didactic poetry or philosophical works but in practically all genres from the time of Homer onwards, Greek literature has shown an awareness of the relationship between verbal art and the social, historical, or cultural reality that produces it, an awareness that this relationship is an approximate one at best and a distorting one at worst.

This central theme of resemblance and its relationship to reality draws together essays on a range of Greek authors, and shows how they are unified or allied in posing similar questions to classical literature.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 290 pages, 1 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ancient history: to c 500 CE
  • ISBN: 9781138955226

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