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Greek prose style

J. D. Denniston

Greek prose style

by J. D. Denniston

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Published by Bristol Classical P. in London .
Written in English


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First published in 1952, this study discusses the development of Greek prose during the fifth century and analyzes its use of abstract forms of expression, word-order, sentence structure, use of repetition, asyndeton and assonance.

Edition Notes

Statementby J. D. Denniston ; [edited by Hugh Lloyd-Jones].
SeriesBCP Advanced Language S
ContributionsLloyd-Jones, Hugh.
The Physical Object
Pagination152p. ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22135334M
ISBN 101853995266

This is the first general study of the earliest writers of Greek prose for students and teachers alike. Looking at history, medicine, science, philosophy and rhetoric, it asks why and how these new genres of writing came about in the fifth and fourth centuries BCE It is thus a study of the cultural and political revolution known as the Greek. The book is full of important methodological insight and interesting asides on the workings of the Greek language: and the author's own style is lively, imaginative, and direct These essays tackle many important gaps in our approach to Greek prose, and in this sense the book may be regarded as amodern complement to Denniston.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Denniston, J.D. (John Dewar), Greek prose style. Oxford: Clarendon Press, ( printing). Isaac Newton in The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms wrote "The Greek Antiquities are full of Poetical Fictions, because the Greeks wrote nothing in Prose, before the Conquest of Asia by Cyrus the Persian. Then Pherecydes Scyrius and Cadmus Milesius introduced the writing in Prose." Structure [ edit ].

  This revised edition incorporates additional examples from the original author in conjunction with K.J. Dover's own material. In presenting the first () edition, Denniston set himself to cut down the etymological discussion which characterised his German predecessors in the field. He was concerned to illustrate how particles work and how they nuance Greek . Greek Prose Style by J.D. Denniston starting at $ Greek Prose Style has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun.


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Author's own style is lively, imaginative, and direct These essays tackle many important gaps in our approach to Greek prose, and in this sense the book may be regarded as a modern complement to Denniston.

It is indispensible reading for anyone concerned with Greek prose style, and useful also for contextualizing the language of Greek poetry.'Cited by: : Greek Prose Style (Briston Classical Press Advanced Language) (): Denniston, J.D., Lloyd-Jones, Hugh: BooksCited by: An Anthology of Greek Prose 1st Edition Introducing a broad range of style and syntax, the passages are accompanied by explanatory notes, full references to grammar, a useful introduction, and grammatical and stylistic indexes.

The only anthology of its kind, this book will be an essential guide for both students and teachers of Greek /5(3). About Greek Prose Style First published inthis study discusses the development of Greek prose during the fifth century and analyzes its use of abstract forms of expression, word-order, sentence structure, use of repetition, asyndeton and assonance.

Greek prose literature evolved much later than poetry, and rapidly became a sophisticated art-form. The book examines how this evolution progressed, from about BC down to the time of Plato and Demosthenes.5/5(4).

Eleanor Dickey’s book is a welcome and much needed manual of ancient Greek prose composition/5(15). Greek Prose Composition (Bryn Mawr Commentaries, Greek) (English and Ancient Greek Edition) (Ancient Greek) Third Edition, third edition by Susan A. Stephens (Author) ISBN ISBN X.

Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Author: Greek prose style book A. Stephens. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Library. Top Greek prose style by Denniston, J. (John Dewar), Publication date Topics Greek language -- Style Publisher Oxford, Clarendon PressPages:   About Classical Greek Prose.

This handbook contains a classified list, with English equivalents, of words in common use among classical Greek historians, orators and philosophers.

One hundred of these words are dealt with at greater length in a Supplement, which also focuses on a number of crucial idioms. Arthur Sidgwick’s Introduction to Greek Prose Composition is arguably the best known and most widely used Greek Composition book ever written.

This textbook has enjoyed continuous use since it was first written in the s and modern reprints can be purchase to this day. This textbook is intended for the intermediate Greek learner.

The Roman Period was the time when the majority of extant works of Greek prose fiction were composed. The ancient Greek novels Leucippe and Clitophon by Achilles Tatius and Daphnis and Chloe by Longus were both probably written during the early second century AD.

The transmission of literature in writing began in the Greek world with poetry; the publication of laws and regulations came later, and prose literature last, about BC. This book examines the stages by which prose was turned into the sophisticated art-form practised in the fourth century BC, in particular by Plato and Demosthenes.

An attempt is made to determine the linguistic. The transmission of literature in writing began in the Greek world with poetry; the publication of laws and regulations came later, and prose literature last, about BC.

This book examines the stages by which prose was turned into the sophisticated art-form practised in the fourth century BC, in particular by Plato and Demosthenes. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Greek prose style by Denniston, J. (John Dewar), Publication date Topics Greek language -- Style Pages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Denniston, J.D. (John Dewar), Greek prose style. Oxford: Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Greek prose literature evolved much later than poetry, and rapidly became a sophisticated art-form.

The book examines how this evolution progressed, from about BC down to the time of Plato and Demosthenes. Stylistic choice is treated from the 5/5(1).

Greek Prose Style (Briston Classical Press Advanced Language) J.D. Denniston First published inthis study discusses the development of Greek prose during the fifth century and analyzes its use of abstract forms of expression, word-order, sentence structure, use of repetition, asyndeton and assonance.

Donovan, John, Theory of Advanced Greek Prose Composition with Digest of Greek Idioms, Oxford (Blackwell) Dover, K. J., The Evolution of Greek Prose Style, Oxford ——————, Greek Word Order, Cambridge ——————, Lysias and the Corpus Lysiacum, Sather Classical Lectures: Vol.

39, Berkeley/Los Angeles Greek prose literature evolved much later than poetry, and rapidly became a sophisticated art-form. The book examines how this evolution progressed, from about BC down to the time of Plato and Demosthenes. Stylistic choice is treated from the point of view of the relations between speaker and hearer and the balance between innovation and the hearer's expectations.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Denniston, J. (John Dewar), Greek prose style. London: Bristol Classical Press, (OCoLC). Get this from a library! Greek prose style. [J D Denniston].In his book on Greek prose style, Kenneth Dover makes a useful distinction between lexical style and what he calls "style at the level of invention." This involves broader choices about approach and presentation in written composition than those that .The language of classical Greek literature has been extensively studied since the Renaissance, and the most generally admired approach to Greek grammar and syntax has long been K.

W. Krüger's Griechische this translation Guy L. Cooper III accepts Krüger's simple and transparent organization, but greatly expands the substance of the earlier work by .