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CHAPTER XX.

THIRD OR EARLY PROSAIC PERIOD. —— INTRODUCTORY REMARKS.——EARLIER GREEK PHILOSOPHY.——PHERECYDES OF SYROS.——THALES.——ANAXIMANDER.—— ANAXIMENES.——HERACLITUS.——ANAXAGORAS. —— DIOGENES APOLLONIATES. —— ARCHELAUS.——XENOPHANES.——PARMENIDES.——ZENO OF ELBA.——EMPEDOCLES.

——PYTHAGORAS. —— EARLIER GREEK HISTORIANS. —— CADMUS OF MILETUS.—— ACUSILAUS.-—HECAT^EUS.——PHERECYDES OF LEROS. —— CHARON.——HELLANI-CUS.——XANTHUS.——LOGOGRAPHERS ......................... Page 129

CHAPTER XXL

THIRD OR EARLY PROSAIC PERIOD CONTINUED.——HERODOTUS.——BIOGRAPHY OF HERODOTUS.——TRAVELS.——ABSTRACT OF HIS WORK.——ITS GENERAL CHAR­ACTER.—^-editions ........._........................„........ 147

CHAPTER XXII.

FOURTH OR ATTIC PERIOD.——INTRODUCTORY REMARKS.——THE DRAMA.——ORIGIN OF TRAGEDY. —— ORIGIN OF THE SATYRIC DRAMA.—— REPRESENTATION OF GREEK PLAYS .............................................. 155

CHAPTER XXIII.

FOURTH OR ATTIC PERIOD CONTINUED.—-GREEK TRAGEDIANS.——CHCERILUS.—— PHRYNICHUS.——PRATINAS.——AESCHYLUS.——STYLE AND MANNER OF AESCHY­LUS.—— IMPROVEMENTS INTRODUCED BY HIM. —— NUMBER OF PLAYS.——EDI­TIONS ..................................................... 174

CHAPTER XXIV.

FOURTH OR ATTIC PERIOD CONTINUED. —— GREEK TRAGEDIANS CONTINUED.—— SOPHOCLES. —— CHARACTER OF HIS PRODUCTIONS. —— IMPROVEMENTS INTRO­DUCED BY HIM.——NUMBER OF PLAYS.——EDITIONS.——EURIPIDES.—— CHARAC­TER OF HIS PLAYS.——NUMBER OF PLAYS.——EDITIONS .............. 183

CHAPTER XXV.

FOURTH OR ATTIC PERIOD CONTINUED.——THE OTHER TRAGIC POETS. —— NE­OPHRON. —— ION. ——ARISTARCHUS..—— ACH-<EUS. ——CARCINUS.——AGATHON.——EU-PHORION.——PHILOCLES.——ASTYDAMAS.—— IOPHON. —— YOUNGER SOPHOCLES.—— YOUNGER EURIPIDES.——CH^EREMON.——THEODECTES ................ 193

CHAPTER XXVI.

FOURTH OR ATTIC PERIOD CONTINUED, —— GREEK COMEDY. —— SUSARION. —— SI­CILIAN COMEDY.——CHIONIDES.——MAGNES.——DIVISION OF COMEDY.——OLD COM­EDY.——ITS GENERAL CHARACTER.——MIDDLE COMEDY.——NEW COMEDY . 200

CHAPTER XXVII.

FOURTH OR ATTIC PERIOD CONTINUED.——POETS OF THE OLD COMEDY.——CRA-TINUS.——CRATES.——HEGEMON.——PHRYNICHUS.——EUPOLIS.——ARISTOPHANES.—— CHARACTER OF THE COMEDIES OF ARISTOPHANES.——MERITS AS A WRITER.

——NUMBER OF PLAYS. —— EDITIONS.——PHERECRATES.——PLATO. —— PHILONI-DES.... ...... ............................................... 208

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