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A Hellenistic Anthology : Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics - Neil Hopkinson

A Hellenistic Anthology

Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics

By: Neil Hopkinson (Editor)

Paperback

Published: 11th April 1988
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An anthology of Greek poetry written during the third to first centuries B.C., the so-called Hellenistic period. Hopkinson makes available to undergraduates a selection of texts that are not easily accessible elsewhere. The volume contains a wide and representative range of poetry, including hymns, didactic verse, pastoral poetry, epigrams, and epics. An introduction sets the poetry in its cultural and historical background, and a full commentary elucidates problems of the language and reference in the texts.

"The appearance of any annotated Hellenistic text is a matter for rejoicing. Hopkinson's Anthology is especially welcome because of the excellence of its commentary and for the judiciously chosen selections: 1,738 lines of poetry, that is, a volume of reasonable length for today's undergraduate upper-level Greek students...this text will serve as an excellent introduction to the rich variety of material we so often neglect." Jerry Clack, Classical World

Preface
Abbreviations
Maps
Introduction
The apparatus criticus
A Hellenistic anthology
Commentary
Addenda
Appendix
Indexes
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ISBN: 9780521314251
ISBN-10: 0521314259
Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 11th April 1988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.6 x 12.3  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Type: Annotated