Epic Lessons: An Introduction to Ancient Didactic Poetry Peter Toohey

ISBN: 9781135035341

Published: April 15th 2013

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288 pages


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Epic Lessons: An Introduction to Ancient Didactic Poetry  by  Peter Toohey

Epic Lessons: An Introduction to Ancient Didactic Poetry by Peter Toohey
April 15th 2013 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 288 pages | ISBN: 9781135035341 | 9.36 Mb

Didactic Epic was enormously popular in the ancient world. It was used to teach Greeks and Romans technical and scientific subjects, but in verse. Epic Lessons shows how this scientific poetry was intended not just to instruct but also to entertain.MoreDidactic Epic was enormously popular in the ancient world.

It was used to teach Greeks and Romans technical and scientific subjects, but in verse. Epic Lessons shows how this scientific poetry was intended not just to instruct but also to entertain.Praise for its predecessor, Reading EpicTooheys erudition makes the complexities and the strangeness of these ancient poems appear as clear as daylight and his enthusiasm renders them as attractive as the latest blockbuster. - JACT Review



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