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Purves, Alex C., 1972-
Space and time in ancient Greek narrative / Alex C. Purves
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PA3015.G44 P87 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Geography in literature
Space and time in literature
Greek literature -- History and criticism
Physical Description xi, 273 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-255) and indexes
Contents Introduction : the perfect surveyor -- The eusynoptic Iliad : visualizing space and movement in the poem -- Paths and measures : epic space and the Odyssey -- The world in the hand : Anaximander, Pherecydes, and the invention of cartography -- Map and narrative : Herodotus's histories -- Losing the way home : Xenophon's Anabasis -- Finding (things at) home : Xenophon's Oeconomicus
Language Includes passages in Greek with English translations

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