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Flacelière, Robert 1904-1982

Overview
Works: 802 works in 2,196 publications in 12 languages and 14,852 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Reference works  Encyclopedias  Tragedies (Drama)  Dictionaries  Fiction  Academic theses  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Commentator, Creator, Thesis advisor, Contributor, tra, Annotator, Honoree, Composer, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PA3975.M4, 882.01
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Most widely held works about Robert Flacelière
 
Most widely held works by Robert Flacelière
Daily life in Greece at the time of Pericles by Robert Flacelière( Book )

152 editions published between 1956 and 2003 in 8 languages and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What was it actually like to live in Athens when Greek civilization was at the height of its powers? A classicist uses ancient literature, history, and archaeology to show us 5th-century life in this jewel of all cities--what the citizens ate, how they dressed, the type of work they performed, plus its timeless theater, laws, and warfare. --From publisher's description
A literary history of Greece by Robert Flacelière( Book )

66 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are several good histories of Greek literature of various shapes and sizes, but the purpose of this book is not simply to consider the literature of ancient Greece as an isolated subject, treating each of the literary modes - epic, lyric, drama, history, philosophy, and rhetoric - in terms of its own evolution. Instead, Robert Flaceliere provides a Greek history that deals with all the important works of Hellenic literature that are still of interest to contemporary readers; and he does this in chronological order with an accurate account of their historical background. Flaceliere follows the history of Greece down through the centuries as the writer records it. He describes the political atmosphere in the nation and the advances in the other arts that influenced literature. The author understands Sappho's rhapsodies; girlish love in the context of the acceptance of homosexuality in that era. He sympathizes with the unrequited passion of the penniless Archilochos. He appreciates Pindar's pacifist tendencies, Herodotus' upright insistence on truth, and Euripides' doubts about the existence of the gods. For the classical centuries, so rich in talent and genius, the author follows the successive generations systematically so as to distinguish the special features of each, what it owes to the preceding generation and how it paves the way for the next. Since this is a literary history, attention is mainly focused on the writers and their works, but by displaying these in their political, social, artistic and scientific setting, Flaceliere gives a better understanding of the production and significance of these wonderful achievements of the human spirit. Due to the wide range of material presented, A Literary History of Greece can be used as a reference book as well as for enjoyment reading
The Praeger encyclopedia of ancient Greek civilization by Pierre Devambez( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the agora, temple, gymnasium, stadium, theater, and homes of a Greek city state and the government, defense, gods, and daily life of the people
Love in ancient Greece by Robert Flacelière( Book )

59 editions published between 1960 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bevat een hoofdstuk over de knapenliefde (p. 62-100)
Greek oracles by Robert Flacelière( Book )

23 editions published between 1961 and 1976 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Importance of soothsaying and oracles in Greek life, as seen through the testimony of ancient writers and the findings of modern archaeology
Devins et oracles grecs by Robert Flacelière( Book )

44 editions published between 1959 and 1972 in French and Undetermined and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vies by Plutarch( Book )

37 editions published between 1957 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vies / Plutarco.- v.15
Héraclès, images et récits by Robert Flacelière( Book )

11 editions published in 1966 in French and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinq discours : Éloge d'Hélène, Busiris, Contre les sophistes, Sur l'attelage, Contre Callimachos by Isocrate( Book )

26 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sur l'incompréhensibilité de Dieu by John Chrysostom( Book )

18 editions published between 1951 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogue sur l'amour (Eroticos) by Plutarch( Book )

23 editions published between 1952 and 1980 in French and Greek, Ancient and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medea by Euripides( Book )

19 editions published in 1970 in 4 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Euripides' masterwork centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea? whom he marries and eventually abandons. Authoritative Rex Warner translation
Sagesse de Plutarque by Robert Flacelière( Book )

16 editions published in 1964 in French and Italian and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Aitoliens à Delphes; contribution à l'histoire de la Grèce centrale au IIIe siècle av. J.-C by Robert Flacelière( Book )

24 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in French and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thésée : images & récits by Charles Dugas( Book )

8 editions published in 1958 in French and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iliade [et] Odyssée by Homer( Book )

29 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vies by Plutarque( Book )

3 editions published between 1957 and 1993 in French and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vie de Thémistocle by Plutarch( Book )

11 editions published in 1972 in 4 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Griechenland Leben u. Kultur in klass. Zeit by Robert Flacelière( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in German and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogue sur l'amour : éroticos by Plutarchus( Book )

18 editions published between 1952 and 1980 in 5 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Thespies, Plutarque, jeune mari, retrouve ses amis pour aborder le sujet de l'amour et des relations hommes-femmes. Après avoir résumé la nature divine de l'amour et la théorie platonicienne de l'amour, Plutarque fait l'apologie de l'amour conjugal
 
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Daily life in Greece at the time of Pericles
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A literary history of Greece
Alternative Names
Flaceliére R.

Flaceliére Robert

Flaceliere, Robert 1904-

Flacelière, Robert 1904-1982

Robert Flacelière Frans historicus (1904-1982)

Robert Flacelière French historian

Robert Flacelière historiador francés

Robert Flaceliere historian francez

Robert Flacelière storico francese

플라실리에르, 로베르 1904-1982

フラスリエール, R.

ロベール・フラセリエール

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