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Greek Poetry of the Imperial Period

An Anthology

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Greek Poetry of the Imperial Period
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This book 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 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. The book is intended primarily for undergraduate and graduate students of Greek, but will be of interest also to Classical scholars.
Release date NZ
September 22nd, 1994
Contributor
Edited by Neil Hopkinson
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
3 maps
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
240
Dimensions
23x186x16
ISBN-13
9780521423137
Product ID
2068474

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