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The Development of Greek Myth. The Epic Cycle. Iliad Odyssey Other Epic Poems and Homeric Hymns Greek Myth Develops out of war stories and religious tales. The Archaic Period. Hesiod: Theogony, Works and Days Stesichoros Simonides Bacchylides Pindar Greek Lyric. The Classical Period.

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The epic cycle
The Epic Cycle

  • Iliad

  • Odyssey

  • Other Epic Poems and Homeric Hymns

  • Greek Myth Develops out of war stories and religious tales


The archaic period
The Archaic Period

  • Hesiod: Theogony, Works and Days

  • Stesichoros

  • Simonides

  • Bacchylides

  • Pindar

  • Greek Lyric


The classical period
The Classical Period

  • Greek Drama

  • Aeschylos

  • Sophocles

  • Euripides

  • Greek Comedy

  • Other Comic and Tragic Poets


Hellenistic and imperial era
Hellenistic and Imperial Era

  • Strange and Obscure Myth

  • Kallimachos

  • Apollonios of Rhodes

  • Theocritos and bucolic poetry

  • Apollodoros Library

  • Nonnos: Dionysiaka

  • Lucian: Satyrical versions and Sci-Fi


Roman myth
Roman Myth

  • Roman adoption and adaptation of Greek myth

  • Traditional Roman deities are vested with the qualities of Greek gods and eventually become indistinguishable (e.g. Hephaistos/Vulcan or Demeter/Ceres)

  • Foundation Myths (Aeneas/The She-Wolf)

  • Virgil, Ovid, Horace, Statius, Seneca (plays)


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