The Greek Bucolic Poets

The Greek Bucolic Poets


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The Greek Bucolic Poets by A. S. F. Gow

Originally published in 1953, this book provides a series of English translations from ancient Greek bucolic poetry by Theocritus, Moschus and Bion. A detailed introduction is included, with information on each of the poets. Textual notes are incorporated throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in ancient Greek literature, literary criticism and bucolic poetry.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107480346
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/12/2015
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Theocritus: 1. Thyrsis or The Song; 2. The Sorceress; 3. The Serenade; 4. The Herdsmen; 5. Goatherd and Shepherd; 6. The Rustic Singers; 7. The Harvest Festival; 8. The Rustic Singers (ii); 9. The Rustic Singers (iii); 10. The Labourers or Harvesters; 11. The Cyclops; 12. The Beloved; 13. Hylas; 14. Aeschinas and Thyonichus; 15. The Syracusans or Celebrants of the Adonia; 16. The Graces or Hiero; 17. In Praise of Ptolemy; 18. Helen's Epithalamium; 19. The Honey-Thief; 20. The Young Neatherd; 21. The Fishermen; 22. Hymn to the Dioscuri; 23. The Lover; 24. The Infant Heracles; 25. Heracles the Lion-Slayer; 26. The Bacchants; 27. The Lovers' Talk; 28. The Distaff; 29. Love-Poem (i); 30. Love-Poem (ii); Fragment; Epigrams; Moschus: 1. Love the Runaway; 2. Europa; 3. Lament for Bion; 4. Megara; Fragments; Bion: 1. Lament for Adonis; 2. Epithalamium for Achilles; Fragments; Adonis Dead.

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