HCHS Ancient Greek Authors

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The Oresteia
Female poet from Lesbos/Ode to Anactoria/called tenth muse by Plato
Athenian New Comedy
The Trojan Women
Theogeny/Works and Days
_______ Hymns/Battle of the Frogs and Mice/The Iliad/The Odyssey
Nicomachean Ethics/Poetics/Prior Analytics/Physics
Philipics
Lyric poet famous for his drinking songs and hymns/one of the 9 lyric poets
Protagoras/Meno/Crito/Phido/The Republic
The Histories
Work/Other InfoAuthor
Hellenica (history of Pelop. War)/Anabasis (used by Alex the Great in Persian conquest)/Cyropaedia (education of Cyrus)/On Horsemanship/Oeconomicus (Socr. dialogue-managing house)
Anabasis of Alexander/Discourses of Epictetus/Indica
adapted Greek new comedies/Pseudolus/Miles Gloriosus/Meaechmi (inspired Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors)
Epinikia (Victory Odes)/Hymns/Songs for Maidens/Songs for Light Dances/Songs of Praise/one of the 9 lyric poets
Argonautica
Greek ethnographer & explorer (350-290 BC)/author of Indika/ambassador of Seleucus I to India possibly to Chandragupta
Constitution of the Spartans/Hipparchikos (duties of cavalry officer)/Hunting with Dogs/Ways and Means (how Athens should deal w/financial crisis)/Hiero/Apology (def. of Socrates)
Parallel Lives
The Wasps
History of the Pelopponesian War (includes Melian dialogue & Pericles' Funeral Oration for Athenian dead)
Oedipus Rex

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