The Greeks and their past :

by Grethlein, Jonas, Published by : Cambridge University Press, (Cambridge, UK ; | New York :) Physical details: xii, 350 p. ; 24 cm. ISBN:9780521110778 (hbk.); 0521110777 (hbk.). Year: 2010
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Part I, Clio polytropos : non-historiographical media of memory. Epinician poetry : Pindar, Olympian 2 ; Elegy : the 'new Simonides' and earlier elegies ; Tragedy : Aeschylus, Persae ; Epideictic oratory : Lysias, epitaphios logos ; Deliberative oratory : Andocides, de pace -- Part II, The rise of Greek historiography. Herodotus ; Thucydides ; Epilogue : historical fevers, ancient and modern ; Appendix : Lengthy historical narratives in Tyrtaeus and Mimnermus.

In English, some Ancient Greek with English translations; occasional phrases in Ancient Greek.

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