Nine Greek Dramas By Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides And

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Among the principle Greek deities were the Olympians (who resided atop Mount Olympus under the watchful eye of Zeus ), and various (likely more ancient) gods of the countryside, including the goat-god Pan, satyrs, the Nymphs, the Naeads (who dwelt in springs), the Dryads (who dwelt in trees), the Nereids (who inhabited the sea), and various gods of rivers and other landscape features. Rosenmeyer 4) Narrative and Epistolarity in the ‘Platonic’ Epistles, Andrew D.

Pages: 478

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (September 10, 2010)

ISBN: 1167020685

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