Classical Literature - Greek and latin Literature
- Anthology (46)
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Classical Writers Directory
Directory of Classical Writers and the genres written by Ancient Greek and Ancient Roman writers.
Epic poetry is distinct from other literary genres because of its content and style.
Learn About Greek and Latin Literature
This is the starting page for Greek and Latin literature on this site.
The Play Within the Play
Midsummer Night's Dream owes much to Ovid, particularly his story of the transformation of the mulberry, aka Pyramus and Thisbe. Comparison of Ovid's 'Metamorphoses' and Shakespeare's 'Midsummer Night's Dream.'
Pyramus and Thisbe
Midsummer Night's Dream owes much to Ovid, particularly his story of the transformation of the mulberry, aka Pyramus and Thisbe.
Aristophanes and Old Comedy
A basic look at Aristophanes, the surviving writer of ancient Greek Old Comedy.
Metrics for Ancient Epic, Lyric, Elegiac, Comedy and Tragic Poetry
Some terms used for standard meters used by ancient Greek and Roman epic, lyric, elegiac, iambic, comic and tragic poets.
Some Meters of Greek and Latin Poetry
Glyconic, Alcaic, Sapphic, and Asclepeadean meters of Greek and Latin poetry.