Greek Wisdom Literature and the Middle Ages : The Lost Greek Models and Their Arabic and Castilian Translations

Greek Wisdom Literature and the Middle Ages : The Lost Greek Models and Their Arabic and Castilian Translations

by Francisco R. Adrados

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783039117529
Publisher: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication date: 01/31/2009
Series: Sapheneia. Beiträge zur klassischen Philologie Series , #14
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Author: Francisco Rodríguez Adrados is emeritus professor of Greek Philology at the Complutense University of Madrid, a member of the Royal Academies of the Spanish Language and of History and Honorary President of the Spanish Society of Classical Studies and director of journals and scientific projects associated with the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. He continues to work in Indoeuropean and general linguistics, in archaic and classical Greek literature and related areas, always suggesting a new approach in outlining great general perspectives. He has translated some of the principal authors of classical Greece (Aeschylus, Thucydides, Aristophanes, etc.). His vast bibliography includes Orígenes de la lírica griega, Fiesta, comedia y tragedia, Manual de Lingüística Indoeuropea, Evolución y estructura del verbo indoeuropeo, Historia de la fábula greco-latina, Historia de la lengua griega and Historia de las lenguas de Europa.

Table of Contents

Contents: Four Castilian Works That Come from Arabic and in the Final Analysis from Lost Greek Originals – A Study of the Sapiential Tradition That Led to Our Works – The Greek Models for the Themes of Aristotle and Alexander – Our Works within the Ancient Sapiential Tradition: Recent Strata – Socratic and Post-Socratic Lives and Gnomologies. I. Socrates – Socratic and Post-Socratic Lives and Gnomologies. II. The Socratic School – New Research on Buenos Proverbios and Bocados de OroPoridad de las Poridades and Historia de la Donzella Teodor – Addenda to the 2001 edition of «Modelos Griegos».

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