Trypanis, C. A.
Title MEDIEVAL AND MODERN GREEK POETRY An Anthology
Book Condition Good+ in Good+ dust jacket
Publisher Oxford Clarendon Press 1951
Seller ID 28839
Inner covers foxed with a bit of browning. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Front hinge starting to crack. Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. DJ has a few tears along edges. ; Traces the evolution of Greek poetry from the end of the Ancient World to the present day, ... From the foundation of the Eastern Roman Empire to the Second World War. Shows how the heroic verse of the middle Byzantine period gradually replaced the religious poetry of the early Christian centuries; how poems displaying Western influences and the lovely folk-songs of the years of Turkish domination came next; and how these led on to the poetry of the nineteenth century, which with the demotic established as the poetic language, has once more become a poetry of a value and significance appreciated in countries far beyong Greece. ; 285 pages; Extensive English introduction and notes and glossary. Texts are in Greek.
Medieval Studies Mediaeval Poetry & Poets Byzantine Studies Modern Studies Greek Literature