Record Number : 86997 of 13452

Title : Classical origins of western culture

Description :
Written by Roger Dunkle of the Classics Department of Brooklyn College, this is an excellent online study guide to classical Greek and Roman culture through its key literary, historical and philosophical writers. The resource, which is intended for use by undergraduates taking classics options, combines historical, critical and literary material with practical exercises and questions in reading, comprehension and interpretation. The authors featured are: Homer; Thucydides; Sophocles; Euripides; Aristotle; Aristophanes; Plato; Lucretius; and Virgil. Each literary genre is accompanied by sections providing cultural and intellectual background. The entries are hyperlinked to Perseus for easy reference, as is the excellent glossary of personal names, technical terms and placenames, though there is no bibliography. This resource provides a clear and reliable learning resource for classics and ancient history students.


Uncontrolled Keywords : ancient drama; comedy; tragedy; ancient philosophy; epic poetry;

Controlled Keywords : ; pi9247; pi7310; pi7817; pi3898; pi135; pi7473; pi7480; pi1302

Language : eng;

Period : 1 BCE - 500 CE; 750 - 1 BCE

Geographic Name : Europe,Mediterranean Region

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