A Hellenistic Anthology (Paperback)
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Short Description for A Hellenistic Anthology An anthropology of Greek poetry written during the third to first centuries B. C. - the so-called Hellenistic period.
- Published: 11 February 1988
- Format: Paperback 304 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780521314251 ISBN 10: 0521314259
- Sales rank: 634,010
Full description for A Hellenistic Anthology
This book is an anthropology of Greek poetry written during the third to first centuries B. C. - the so-called Hellenistic period. It is intended to make available to undergraduates a selection of texts which are for the most part not easily accessible elsewhere. The volume contains a wide and representative range of poetry including hymns, didactic verse, pastoral in its cultural and historical background and a full commentary elucidates problems of language and reference in the texts. This edition should be welcomed by students and scholars alike.