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800-700 BC Epic Poetry Homer Iliad, Odyssey , Homeric Hymns (Demeter, Apollo, Hermes…) Didactic Epic Hesiod: Theogony, Works and Days
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Early Greek Lyric 7th-6th c. Early Greek Lyric Kallinos: Elegy Tyrtaios: Patriotic Elegy Archilochos: Iambic poetry: Revolution of themes and meters Simonides: Epigram Stesichoros: Myth Theognis: Aristocratic Poetry Hipponax: Famously biting verses
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Mature Greek Lyric (6th century) Sappho: The first woman poet whose work partially survives Alcaeus: Drinking songs, hymns, love songs, and political odes Pindar and Bacchylides: Epinician Songs Alcman: Choral poetry Anacreon: Playful love poetry
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Presocratic Philosophy & Science Thales: Water is the principle of all things Anaxagoras Anaximenes Xenophanes Empedocles: The four elements Parmenides
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Tragedy (5th c. BC) Greek Drama: Tragedy: Aeschylos : Persians, Oresteia, Sophocles : Oedipus Rex, Antigone, Electra, Ajax Euripides : Bacchae, Andromache, Alcestis, Medea, Helen
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Comedy Old Comedy (5 th c): Kratinos Pherecrates: Savages Aristophanes: Birds, Clouds, Frogs, Lysistrata New Comedy (Late 4 th c.) Menander Diphilos
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Historiography (5th-4th c.)
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