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The Resource Ancient Greek epigrams : major poets in verse translation, Gordon L. Fain

Ancient Greek epigrams : major poets in verse translation, Gordon L. Fain

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Ancient Greek epigrams : major poets in verse translation
Title
Ancient Greek epigrams
Title remainder
major poets in verse translation
Statement of responsibility
Gordon L. Fain
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Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
After Sappho but before the great Latin poets, the most important short poems in the ancient world were Greek epigrams. Beginning with simple expressions engraved on stone, these poems eventually encompassed nearly every theme we now associate with lyric poetry in English. Many of the finest are on love and would later exert a profound influence on Latin love poets and, through them, on all the poetry of Europe and the West. This volume offers a representative selection of the best Greek epigrams in original verse translation. It showcases the poetry of nine poets (including one woman), with m
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CDX
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illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Greek
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature
Ancient Greek epigrams : major poets in verse translation, Gordon L. Fain
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Ancient Greek epigrams : major poets in verse translation, Gordon L. Fain
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pnw7r
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-241) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to ancient Greek epigrams -- Anyte -- Leonidas of Tarentum -- Asclepiades -- Posidippus -- Callimachus -- Theocritus -- Meleager -- Philodemos -- Lucillius
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1 online resource (x, 252 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520947764
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote

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