Classical Greek literature in translation
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Classical Greek literature in translation (Q730): The study of literature originally written in Classical Greek and translated English. Includes the use of techniques of literary analysis and interpretation.Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
|PLUTARCH: LIFE OF OTHO||
This link takes you to a translation of Plutarch's 'Life of Otho'
|Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, Galba, History, Otho, Rome, Vitellius, Vespasian, Year of the Four Emperors, Plutarch||view|
|PLUTARCH: LIFE OF CRASSUS||
This link takes you to a translation of Plutarch's 'Life of Crassus'.
|utarch; Crassus; Spartacus; Caes||view|
|THE LIFE OF PLATO||
There is an overview of the life of Plato in Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Book 3. This link takes you to a...
|Plato, Diogenes Laertius, biography, Atlantis||view|
|PLATO'S TIMAEUS (TIMAIOS)||
Without Plato there would be no Atlantis. If the dialogues Timaeus (Timaios) and then the Critias (Kritias) ...
|Plato, Plato's 'Timaeus', Plato's 'Timaios', Atlantis, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Greek philosophy||view|
|Perseus Digital Library||
A collection of Greek and Roman resources, including texts, translations and an image database.
|Greek, Olympic Games, Architecture, Classical, Rome, Roman, Greek philosophy||view|
|SCHERIE, PHAEACIA, AND ATLANTIS||
In Homer's Odyssey, having left Ogygia, Odysseus is wrecked by a mighty storm sent by Poseidon, but is washed up on the island of Scherie...
|Atlantis, Plato, Homer, Scherie, Skherie, Phaeacia, Phaiakia, Alcinous, Alkinoos||view|
Helice, a city on the Corinthian Gulf, was destroyed by a tsunami in 373 BC. This could have inspired Plato’s thinking regarding his Atlantis...
|Helike, Helice, Atlantis, Plato, Strabo, Earthquakes, Tsunami||view|
Informative and wide-ranging website on Roman antiquity, including a photosampler of Roman and Etruscan cities and monuments (with a very large...
|Roman, Classical, sites, Text, monuments, Architecture, Sculpture, coins, Rome, Italy, Europe||view|
|PLUTARCH'S "LIFE OF SOLON" AND ATLANTIS||
Atlantis, "The Island of Atlas", had never been mentioned anywhere in the whole of world literature until, in a fictional conversation in Plato’s...
|Atlantis, Plato, Plutarch, biography, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology||view|
|INUNDATION OF ATALANTE (426 BCE)||
An even took place in 426 BCE that some scholars think might have come to influence Plato in his Atlantis story: earthquakes, tsunamis, and the...
|Atlantis, Atalante, Earthquakes, Tsunami, Plato, Thucydides||view|