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Unformatted text preview: scenes from daily life: the Mimes of Herondas (3rd century) [download] subjects portrayal of women humor drawn from daily life: the New Comedy of Menander of Athens (344-292) contrast Old Comedy contemporary themes situational comedy political history in the Thucydidean tradition: Polybios of Arkadia (ca. 200-120) bio purpose pragmatikê historiê universal history in the Herodotean tradition: Timaios of Sicily (ca. 350-260) bio scope influence (Polybios’ opinion) visual arts comparison with Classical art figurines scenes from daily life sculpture portraiture narrative sculpture Laocoon (Pomeroy pp. 349-50) dying Gaul...
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- Alexandria, Library of Alexandria, Callimachus, Hellenistic literature, Hellenistic Literature and Culture Ptolemaic Alexandria, Hellenistic Literature and Culture