Greek Literature

Greek literature refers to writings composed in areas of Greek influence, throughout the whole period in which the Greek-speaking people have existed.

Read more about Greek Literature:  Ancient Greek Literature (before AD 350), Byzantine (AD 290-1453), Modern Greek (post 1453)

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Modern Greek (post 1453) - Contemporary Greek Literature
... Contemporary Greek literature is usually (but not exclusively) written in polytonic orthography, though the monotonic orthography was made official in 1981 by Andreas Papandreou ... Contemporary Greek literature is represented by many writers, poets and novelists Dionysios Solomos, Andreas Kalvos, Angelos Sikelianos, Emmanuel Rhoides, Kostis Palamas, Penelope Delta ... while George Seferis and Odysseas Elytis have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature ...
Manutius - Greek Classics
... It was Manutius' ambition to secure the literature of Greece from further loss by committing its chief masterpieces to type ... personal or pocket editions of the classics in Greek and Latin that all could own ... Before his time four Italian towns had won the honors of Greek publications Milan, with the grammar of Lascaris, Aesop, Theocritus, a Greek Psalter, and Isocrates ...
Ancient Greek Poetry - Further Reading
... Ancient Greek Literature and Society ... The Cambridge History of Classical Literature Greek literature Volume 1 ... A guide to Hellenistic literature ...
Martianus Hiberniensis - Greek Literature
... work known as 'Scholica graecarum glossarum', a series of notes on Greek words, and he copied some Greek verse by John Scottus Eriugena, with whom he appears to have been acquainted." (Breen, 2009, p ...

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