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Greek Poetry of the Imperial Period: An Anthology (Cambridge Greek & Latin Classics)

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This book contains a selection of pagan Greek poetic texts ranging in date from the first to the sixth century A.D. It makes easily accessible for the first time work by poets hitherto neglected in Classical syllabuses. Genres represented include epic, epyllion, didactic, epigram, lyric and the verse fable. There is a brief general introduction, and in addition each section of detailed commentary is prefaced by a discussion of literary aspects of the poems and of their wider contexts.

Synopsis:

Works by poets hitherto neglected in Classical syllabuses are made easily accessible for the first time within a selection of pagan Greek poetic texts ranging in date from the first to the sixth century A.D. Genres represented include epic, epyllion. didactic, epigram, lyric and the verse fable.

Synopsis:

This volume contains a selection of pagan Greek poetic texts ranging in date from the first to the sixth century AD. It makes easily accessible for the first time work by poets such as Quintus Smyrnaeus, Nonnus, Musaeus, and Babrius, who have hitherto been neglected in Classical syllabuses.

Synopsis:

An accessible selection of pagan Greek poetic texts ranging in date from the first to the sixth century AD.

Table of Contents

Introduction: 1. Some historical developments; 2. Education and culture; 3. Christianity; 4. Pagan poetry in the Imperial period; The Anthology: Anacreontea; Mesomedes; Epigrams, Quintus Smyrnaeus; Nonnus; Musaeus; Oppian; [Oppian], [Manetho], [Orpheus], Babrius; The Commentary; Indexes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521423137
Editor:
Hopkinson, Neil
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Hopkinson, Neil
Author:
Hopkinson, Neil
Author:
Easterling, P. E.
Author:
Kenney, E. J.
Location:
Cambridge ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Greek poetry
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Subject:
Greek poetry Greek poetry
Subject:
Classics-Medieval and Renaissance General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics - Imperial Library
Series Volume:
1538-D
Publication Date:
20060231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
3 maps
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.30x4.91x.63 in. .58 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Works by poets hitherto neglected in Classical syllabuses are made easily accessible for the first time within a selection of pagan Greek poetic texts ranging in date from the first to the sixth century A.D. Genres represented include epic, epyllion. didactic, epigram, lyric and the verse fable.
"Synopsis" by , This volume contains a selection of pagan Greek poetic texts ranging in date from the first to the sixth century AD. It makes easily accessible for the first time work by poets such as Quintus Smyrnaeus, Nonnus, Musaeus, and Babrius, who have hitherto been neglected in Classical syllabuses.
"Synopsis" by , An accessible selection of pagan Greek poetic texts ranging in date from the first to the sixth century AD.
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