Alexander romance
Alexander romance is any of several collections of legends concerning the mythical exploits of Alexander the Great. The earliest version is in Greek, dating to the 3rd century. Several late manuscript...
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Greek Anthology
The Greek Anthology (also called Anthologia Graeca) is a collection of poems, mostly epigrams, that span the classical and Byzantine periods of Greek literature. Most of the material of the Greek Anth...
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Greek historiography
Greek historiography refers to Hellenic efforts to track and record history.The historical period of Ancient Greece is unique in world history as the first period attested directly in proper historiog...
Anacreontea
Anacreontea (Greek: Ἀνακρεόντεια) is the title given to a collection of some 60 Greek poems on the topics of wine, beauty, erotic love, Dionysus, etc. The poems date to between the 1st century BC and...
Language of the New Testament
The mainstream consensus is that the New Testament was written in a form of Koine Greek, which was the common language of the Eastern Mediterranean from the Conquests of Alexander the Great (335–323 B...
Geographica
The Geographica (Ancient Greek: Γεωγραφικά Geōgraphiká), or Geography, is an encyclopedia of geographical knowledge, consisting of 17 'books', written in Greek by Strabo, an educated citizen of the R...
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Roman d'Alexandre en prose
The Roman d'Alexandre en prose (Prose Alexander-Romance) is one of many medieval "Alexander romances" relating the adventures of Alexander the Great, which were by then greatly elaborated with fantast...
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Halcyon (dialogue)
Halcyon (Greek: Ἀλκυών) is a short dialogue with the distinction of being attributed in the manuscripts to both Plato and Lucian, although the work is not by either writer. Favorinus, writing in the ...
The True Word
The True Word (Discourse, Account, or Doctrine; Greek: Λόγος Ἀληθής) is a lost treatise in which Celsus addressed many principal points of Early Christianity and refuted or argued against their validi...
Indica (Arrian)
Indica (Greek: Ἰνδική) is the name of an ancient book about India written by Arrian, one of the main ancient historians of Alexander the Great. The book mainly tells the story of Alexander's offic...
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List of anthologies of Greek epigrams
Collections of Greek inscriptions initially started from the 3rd century BC and continued with collections of epigrams and short poems, which after the 1st century AD were called Anthologies. These an...
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Milesian tale
The Milesian tale (Μιλησιακά, Milisiaka in Greek; in Latin fabula milesiaca, or Milesiae fabula) originates in ancient Greek and Roman literature. According to most authorities, it is a short story, f...
Spyridon Lambros
Spyridon Lambros or Lampros (Greek: Σπυρίδων Λάμπρος) (1851–1919) was a Greek history professor and, briefly, Prime Minister of Greece.
He was born in Corfu in 1851 and was educated in London,...
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Pauline epistles
The Pauline epistles, Epistles of Paul, or Letters of Paul, are the thirteen New Testament books which have the name Paul (Παῦλος) as the first word, hence claiming authorship by Paul the Apostle. Amo...
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Metz Epitome
The Metz Epitome is a late antiquity summary of earlier historical fragments and covers the conquests of Alexander the great between Hyrcania and southern India The only surviving manuscript was foun...
Aethiopica
Aethiopica (Αἰθιοπικά "The Ethiopian Story") or Theagenes and Chariclea is an ancient Greek romance or novel. It was written by Heliodorus of Emesa and is his only known work.
Socrates Scholasticu...
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Palatine Anthology
The Palatine Anthology (or Anthologia Palatina) is the collection of Greek poems and epigrams discovered in 1606 in the Palatine Library in Heidelberg. It is based on the lost collection of Constantin...
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Address to Young Men on Greek Literature
Address to Young Men on Greek Literature (alternatively, "Address To Young Men On How They Might Derive Benefit From Greek Literature," Ancient Greek: Πρὸς τοὺς νέους, ὅπως ἂν ἐξ ἑλληνικῶν ὠφελοῖ...
Chronicon (Eusebius)
The Chronicon or Chronicle (Greek: Παντοδαπὴ ἱστορία Pantodape historia, "Universal history") was a work in two books by Eusebius of Caesarea. It seems to have been compiled in the early 4th century....
Passing of Peregrinus
The Passing of Peregrinus or The Death of Peregrinus (Greek: Περὶ τῆς Περεγρίνου Τελευτῆς; Latin: De Morte Peregrini) is a satire by the Syrian Greek writer Lucian in which the lead character,...
True History
True History or True Story (Ancient Greek: Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα) is a parody of travel tales, by the Greek-speaking Syrian author Lucian of Samosata, the earliest known fiction about travelling to out...
Alexander the Great in legend
There are many legendary accounts surrounding the life of Alexander the Great, with a relatively large number deriving from his own lifetime, probably encouraged by Alexander himself.
King Philip ...
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Philopatris
The Philopatris (Greek: Φιλόπατρις ἢ Διδασκόμενος) is a work of Byzantine literature, a dialogue formerly attributed to Lucian, but now generally admitted to be spurious. Its date and purpose have lon...
De Dea Syria
De Dea Syria (Greek: Περὶ τῆς Συρίης Θεοῦ, "Concerning the Syrian Goddess") is the conventional Latin title of a Greek treatise of the 2nd century AD, which describes religious cults practiced at the ...