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Greece
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UNIT IV: GREEK LITERATURE

Introduction

The history of Greek literature has had three great stages: —the Old Literature, from the earliest times to 529 A.D., when the edict of Justinian closed the schools of pagan philosophy; the Byzantine Literature, from 529 A.T>. to the taking of Constantinople by the Turks in 1453 ; and the Modern Literature, which may be said to have begun with the satirical poetry of Theodorus Prodromus in the 12th century.






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