Edith Hamilton Writing Styles in The Greek Way

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Perspective

Edith Hamilton was a life-long student of the classics and of classical culture and society. She was deeply steeped in the Greek language and fluent in the literature of classical Greece. She has long been considered one of the most astute observers of classical culture and one of its most outstanding teachers.

"The Greek Way" is the product of a love of classical Greek culture and a desire to share with readers an appreciation of the unique and timeless accomplishments of a society that rose and fell in a brief historical era. Her comfort with the language and the literature of classical Athens are apparent on every page of the book, as is her general knowledge of literature and society throughout history.

The preface indicates that she not only wanted to share this knowledge for the sake of informing an audience of readers interested in classical Greek culture...

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