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Greek literature dates back from the ancient Greek literature, beginning in 800 BC, to the modern Greek literature of today.wikipedia
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Ancient Greek literature

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Greek literature dates back from the ancient Greek literature, beginning in 800 BC, to the modern Greek literature of today.
Ancient Greek literature has had a profound impact on later Greek literature and also western literature at large.

Byzantine literature

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Byzantine literature, the literature of the Byzantine Empire, was written in Atticizing, Medieval and early Modern Greek.
Byzantine literature is the Greek literature of the Middle Ages, whether written in the territory of the Byzantine Empire or outside its borders.

Attic Greek

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Byzantine literature, the literature of the Byzantine Empire, was written in Atticizing, Medieval and early Modern Greek.
The earliest Greek literature, which is attributed to Homer and is dated to the 8th or 7th centuries BC, is written in "Old Ionic" rather than Attic.

Byzantine Empire

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Byzantine literature, the literature of the Byzantine Empire, was written in Atticizing, Medieval and early Modern Greek.
In Byzantine literature, four different cultural elements are recognised: the Greek, the Christian, the Roman, and the Oriental.

Modern Greek literature

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Greek literature dates back from the ancient Greek literature, beginning in 800 BC, to the modern Greek literature of today.

Loeb Classical Library

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The Loeb Classical Library (LCL; named after James Loeb ) is a series of books, originally published by Heinemann in London, today by Harvard University Press, which presents important works of ancient Greek and Latin literature in a way designed to make the text accessible to the broadest possible audience, by presenting the original Greek or Latin text on each left-hand page, and a fairly literal translation on the facing page.

Greek Anthology

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The Greek Anthology (Anthologia Graeca) is a collection of poems, mostly epigrams, that span the Classical and Byzantine periods of Greek literature.

Ancient Rome

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Theocritus, who lived from about 310 to 250 BC, was the creator of pastoral poetry, a type that the Roman Virgil mastered in his Eclogues.
Beginning at age 12, students went to secondary schools, where the teacher (now called a grammaticus) taught them about Greek and Roman literature.

Aristophanes

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The surviving plays by Aristophanes are a treasure trove of comic presentation.

Giorgos Seferis

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The Greek authors George Seferis and Odysseas Elytis have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
While Seferis has sometimes been considered a nationalist poet, his 'Hellenism' had more to do with his identifying a unifying strand of humanism in the continuity of Greek culture and literature.

Homer

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Preclassical Greek literature primarily revolved around myths and include the works of Homer; the Iliad and the Odyssey.

Iliad

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Preclassical Greek literature primarily revolved around myths and include the works of Homer; the Iliad and the Odyssey.

Odyssey

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Preclassical Greek literature primarily revolved around myths and include the works of Homer; the Iliad and the Odyssey.

Classical antiquity

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The Classical period saw the dawn of drama and history.

Socrates

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Three philosophers are especially notable: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.

Plato

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Three philosophers are especially notable: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.

Aristotle

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Three philosophers are especially notable: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.

Medieval Greek

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Byzantine literature, the literature of the Byzantine Empire, was written in Atticizing, Medieval and early Modern Greek.

Modern Greek

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Byzantine literature, the literature of the Byzantine Empire, was written in Atticizing, Medieval and early Modern Greek.

Chronicle

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Chronicles, distinct from historics, arose in this period.

Encyclopedia

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Encyclopedias also flourished in this period.

Cretan School

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The Cretan Renaissance poem Erotokritos is one of the most significant works from this time period.

Erotokritos

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The Cretan Renaissance poem Erotokritos is one of the most significant works from this time period.

Adamantios Korais

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Adamantios Korais and Rigas Feraios are two of the most notable figures.

Rigas Feraios

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Adamantios Korais and Rigas Feraios are two of the most notable figures.