A Critical History of the Language and Literature of Antient Greece Volume 3
General Books, Feb 9, 2012
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1850 Excerpt: ... CHAP. VII. EARLY IIISTORY OF WRITING IN GREECE. PART 1. MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS. 1. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS. CADMEAN TRADITION. ITS HISTORICAL IMPORT. 2. RULES FOR THE GUIDANCE OF MODERN RESEARCH. NUMBER AND PECULIAR CHARACTER OF THE EARLY GREEK INSCRIBED MONUMENTS. 3. CHANCES OF THEIR PRESERVATION. 4. COMPARATIVE NEGLECT OF BLACK-LETTER P.URSUIT IN GREECE. SUPPOSED LITERARY FRAUDS. RUDE-NESS OF THE PRIMITIVE ALPHABET.--5. NOTICES OF EARLY INSCRIBED MONUMENTS. EPITAPHS. LEGISLATIVE TABLES 6. VOTIVE MONUMENTS IN THE NATIONAL SANCTUARIES. PAUSANIAS.--7. OLYMPIA. DISK OF 1PHITUS. "TREASURIES." CHEST OFCYPSELUS. 8. OTHER MONUMENTS AT OLYMPIA AND ELSEWHERE.--9. EARLY GREEK ARCHIVES.--10. MONU-MENTS OF THE ANTE-DORIAN.ERA. TRIPODS OF THE ISMENIAN SANCTU-ARY 11. OTHER CADMEAN MONUMENTS. PART II. WRITING FOR LITERARY PURPOSES. 12. GENERAL REMARKS. 13. ATHENIAN OSTRACISM. 14. PUBLIC OPINION OF EARLY GREECE. STATE OF EDUCATION. TEXT OF "HESIOD." STESI-CHORUS. ARCHILOCHUS.--15. SPARTAN 8CYTALE.--16. EDUCATION IN SPARTA. CRETE. LAWS OF LYCURGUS. OTHER EARLY WRITTEN CODES. PHILOLAl'8. PHIDON. 17. WANT OF CONVENIENT MATERIAL 18. A PAS-SAGE OF THUCYDtDES. PARCHMENT. PAPYRUS 19. MEMORIAL RECITAL, OR RHAPSODISM 20. LAWS SET TO MUSIC. LATENESS OF PROSE COMPO-SITION. 21. HOMER. 22. LETTERS OF BELLEROPHON. OTHER HOMERIC ALLUSIONS TO WRITING. CONCLUSION. Part I. MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS. 1. The early history of the art of writing in Greece introduo has, in the course of the more searching investigations arkTM" to which it has of late years been subjected, usually been treated in immediate connexion with the history of the Homeric poems. This arrangement was natural, perhaps even in some degree necessary, in the more elementary stage of the joint inquiry, in so far as the former bra...
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