Oral tradition and written record in classical Athens / Rosalind Thomas.

Despite its written literature, ancient Greece was in many ways an oral society. This is the first serious attempt to study the implications of this view. Dr Thomas stresses the coexistence of literacy and oral tradition in Greece and examines their character and interaction. Concentrating on the pl...

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Main Author: Thomas, Rosalind, 1959- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Series:Cambridge studies in oral and literate culture ; 18.
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