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Unformatted text preview: 800-700 BC • Epic Poetry • Homer Iliad, Odyssey, Homeric Hymns (Demeter, Apollo, Hermes…) • Didactic Epic • Hesiod: Theogony, Works and Days 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 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 Presocratic Philosophy & Science • Thales: Water is the principle of all things • Anaxagoras • Anaximenes • Xenophanes • Empedocles: The four elements • Parmenides Tragedy (5th c. BC) • Greek Drama: Tragedy: • Aeschylos: Persians, Oresteia, • Sophocles: Oedipus Rex, Antigone, Electra, Ajax • Euripides: Bacchae, Andromache, Alcestis, Medea, Helen Comedy • • • • Old Comedy (5th c): Kratinos Pherecrates: Savages Aristophanes: Birds, Clouds, Frogs, Lysistrata • New Comedy (Late 4th c.) • Menander • Diphilos Historiography (5th-4th c.) • • • • Historiography: Herodotos Thucydides Xenophon: Anabasis, Hellenica, Education of Cyrus, Spartan Constitution (essay and monograph) Philosophy • • • • • Philosophy: Socrates Plato, Dialogues Aristotle Democritus Medicine and Sciences • Medicine: • Hippocrates • Diocles of Carystus • Mathematics and other sciences • Pythagoras • Aristotle Oratory/Rhetoric (4th c.) • • • • • • • • Oratory Antiphon Lysias Isaios Isocrates Demosthenes Hypereides Literary Criticism and Rhetoric • Gorgias • Aristotle Hellenistic Poetry and Historiography (3rd -2nd c. BC) • • • • Poetry: Theocritos (bucolic) Apollonios (epic) Kallimachos (lyric) • Historiography: • Polybios • Dionysios Halicarnasseus Philology • • • • • • • Philology: Aristophanes Byzantios Dionysios Halicarnasseus Dionysius Thrax Aristarchus Didymus Chalcenterus Harpocration Medicine and Anatomy • • • • • • • • • Medicine/Anatomy: Herophilos, Erasistratos Rufus of Ephesos Asclepiades Soranos Pharmacology Theophrastus (4th c.) Dioscorides Science and Mathematics • Science and Mathematics: • Euclid • Ptolemy • Archimedes • Hippodamos Hellenistic Philosophy • • • • • • • Philosophy: Epicurus Chrysippos Zenon Cleanthes Cynics Sceptics Imprerial Era/Late Antiquity • • • • • • • • • • • Historiography/ Biography Plutarch Humor: Lucian Medicine: Galen Philosophy: Neoplatonics: Proclus Porphyry Early Christianity (1st-4th c. AD) • Early Chrisian authors: • Dionysius Areopagites • Irenaeus • Justin • Clement of Alexandria • Origen Byzantine Theology • • • • • • • Theology: Basil Gregory Nazianzenus Gregory of Nyssa John Chrysostom Kavasilas Gregory Palamas Byzantine Historiography • • • • • • • • • • Historiography: Procopius Agathias Emperor Constantine VII, Porphyrogennetos Michael Attaliates Michael Psellos Anna Komnene Niketas Choniates Emperor John VI Cantacuzene Chalkokondyles Chronicle • • • • Chronicle: Malalas Theophanes Confessor Zonaras Philology/Scholarship • • • • • • • Philology: Hesychius Patriarch Photius Arethas Eustathius, Suda Byzantine Scholia and Lexica (e.g. Etymologicum Magnum) • Triklinios • Maximos Planudes • John Tzetzes Byzantine Hymnography • • • • • • • Poetry/Hymnography: Romanos Melodos Akathist Hymn Kassiane Andrew of Crete John Damaskenos Kosmas Melodos (of Hierosolyma) Early Modern Greek Literature • Byzantine Epic Poetry (vernacular) • Digenes Acritas • Cretan Literature: • George Chortatzis • Vizentzos Kornaros • • • • Ottoman Period: Regas Ferraios Adamantios Koraes Demotic Poetry The 19th Century • • • • • The Ionian School: Solomos Kalvos Valaorites Laskaratos • The Old Athenian School • Soutsos • Rangavis The New Athenian School • The New Athenian School • Palamas • Drosines • Krystalles 20th century poetry • • • • • • • • 20th century Poetry: Konstantine Kavafis Karyotakis Seferis Elytis Ritsos Karelli Angelaki-Rooke 20th c. Fiction • 20th century Fictional Prose: • Papadiamantis • Delta • Myrivilis • Venezis • Kazantzakis • Tachtsis • Ioannou Modern Greek Theater/TV • Modern Greek Theater/TV • Xenopoulos • Psathas • Melas • Pretenteris ...
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