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Author Derderian, Katharine, 1970-
Title Leaving words to remember : Greek mourning and the advent of literacy / by Katharine Derderian.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001.

Series Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 209
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 209.
Subject Greek literature -- History and criticism.
Death in literature.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Greece.
Mourning customs -- Greece -- History.
Written communication -- Greece.
Mourning customs in literature.
Grief in literature.
Literacy -- Greece.
Greece -- Social life and customs.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 206 pages).
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This volume examines the influence of literacy on the development of different genres of mourning in ancient Greece. It reveals the non-linear development of Greek literacy and offers insight into the ongoing influence of lament in diverse poetic genres.
Contents ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE: The Unspeakable Lament: the Homeric???? and the heroes; CHAPTER TWO: The Archaic Epigram and the Advent of Writing; CHAPTER THREE:???ææata?????ta t?de Case Studies in Classical Mourning; CHAPTER FOUR: The Epitaphios Logos and Mourning in the Athenian Polis; CHAPTER FIVE: Some Conclusions; BIBLIOGRAPHY; GENERAL INDEX; GENERAL INDEX OF GREEK TERMS.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1417590785 (electronic bk.)
9781417590780 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 60409282
Additional Format Print version: Derderian, Katharine, 1970- Leaving words to remember. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001 9004117504 (DLC) 2001265811 (OCoLC)45741708