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|Title: An Anthology of Greek Prose|
By: D.A. Russell
Number of Pages: 328
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1991
|Dimensions: 7.99 X 5.37 X 0.77 (inches)|
Weight: 15 ounces
Stock No: WW721226
Testament and other Greek Christian writers), and many others. Introducing a broad range of style and syntax, the passages are accompanied by explanatory notes, full references to grammar, a useful introduction, and grammatical and stylistic indexes. The only anthology of its kind, this book will
be an essential guide for both students and teachers of Greek literary appreciation and prose composition.
"I'm looking forward to using this work with my advanced Greek students next semester. It should provide a valuable introduction to Greek literature and also to history, philosophy, etc."--James M. Heath, Bucknell University
"Certainly the best anthology of Greek prose now available."--Robert J. Edgeworth, Louisiana State University
"Excellent reader to accompany any second-year+ Greek reading course. Especially useful for its illustration of styles in Ancient Greek over time and through different genres."--Dirk Obbink, Barnard College
"Includes generous samples of every type of Greek prose writing from the early mythographers through the Christian fathers of late antiquity....An indispensable asset to any course in advanced Greek prose composition and stylistics."--Bruce Heiden, Ohio State University
"Russell is adept at pinpointing stylistic features and concisely characterizing the manner of a passage....With a knowledgeable and judicious instructor...it could serve as an excellent...text for a beginning graduate survey or even for a mixed class of graduates and advanced undergraduates....All
will come away with an increased awareness of style and an appreciation of the continuing vitality of ancient Greek prose in the frequently neglected Roman period."--New England Classical Newsletter & Journal
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