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

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2010]


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Description 1 online resource (x, 252 pages) : illustrations.
Series The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature
Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-241) and index.
Contents Introduction to ancient Greek epigrams -- Anyte -- Leonidas of Tarentum -- Asclepiades -- Posidippus -- Callimachus -- Theocritus -- Meleager -- Philodemos -- Lucillius.
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.
Note Print version record.
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Language Translated from the Greek.
Subject Greek anthology.
Greek anthology. (OCoLC)fst01357326
Epigrams, Greek -- Translations into English.
Greek poetry -- Translations into English.
Epigrams, Greek.
Greek poetry.
Greek poetry, Hellenistic.
Translations into English.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Ancient & Classical.
Epigrams, Greek. (OCoLC)fst00914148
Greek poetry. (OCoLC)fst00947503
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Epigrams, Greek -- Translations into English.
Greek poetry, Hellenistic -- Translations into English.
Translations. (OCoLC)fst01423791
Added Author Fain, Gordon L.
Other Form: Print version: Ancient Greek epigrams. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010 9780520265790 (DLC) 2009042975 (OCoLC)458737782
Standard No. 9786612660849
ISBN 9780520947764 (electronic bk.)
0520947762 (electronic bk.)
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