Encomium of Ptolemy Philadelphus

Encomium of Ptolemy Philadelphus

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520235601
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 11/10/2003
Series: Hellenistic Culture and Society Series , #39
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile: 1240L (what's this?)

About the Author

Richard Hunter is Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge University. He is the author of many books, including Theocritus: A Selection (1999) and Theocritus and the Archaeology of Greek Poetry (1996).

Table of Contents

Preface
Conventions and Abbreviations


Introduction
1. Beginning from Zeus
2. Genre
3. Poets and Patrons
4. An Egyptian Dimension?
5. The Language of the Encomium
6. The Meter of the Encomium
7. A Note on the Transmission of the Text
Sigla
Theocritus, Encomium of Ptolemy Philadelphus
Commentary

References
Subject
Index

Index of Greek Words

Index of Passages Discussed

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