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The Learned Banqueters, Volume VIII: Book 15. General Indexes (Loeb Classical Library)

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Synopsis:

In The Learned Banqueters, Athenaeus describes a series of dinner parties at which the guests quote extensively from Greek literature. The work (which dates to the very end of the second century ad) is amusing reading and of extraordinary value as a treasury of quotations from works now lost.

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S. Douglas Olson is Distinguished McKnight University Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Studies at the University of Minnesota.

University of Minnesota

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674996762
Author:
Athenaeus
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Author:
Olson, S. Douglas
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
Loeb Classical Library
Series Volume:
Volume VIII
Publication Date:
20120531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
6 x 4 in

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