This article offers an overview of Greek literature of the Roman Empire. Taking snapshots from six writers—Artemidorus, Plutarch, Lucian, Basil of Caesarea, Galen, and Josephus—from which to show the complexities involved in thinking about Greek literature and its attendant critical issues, this article also focuses on Greek poetry and pantomime, as well as on the romance novels and Greek prose fiction.
This article by Helen Morales is a selection from The Oxford Handbook of the Literatures of the Roman Empire, edited by Daniel L. Selden and Phiroze Vasunia.
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