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By Patricia A. Rosenmeyer

The first referenece to letter writing happens within the first textual content of western literature, Homer's Iliad. From the very starting, Greeks have been enthusiastic letter writers, and letter writing grew to become a different literary style. Letters have been incorporated within the works of historians yet in addition they shaped the root of works of fiction, and the formal substructure for lots of different types of poem.

Patricia Rosenmeyer, an expert at the background of the Greek letter, assembles during this booklet a consultant number of such 'literary letters', from Aelian and Alciphron to Philostrartus and the meant letters of Themistocles.

The ebook might be priceless for all scholars of Greek literature particularly these learning Greek (and Latin) letter.

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