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Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries : Eubulus: The Fragments Series Number 24 - Eubulus

Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries

Eubulus: The Fragments Series Number 24

By: Eubulus, R. L. Hunter (Editor)

Paperback Published: 5th August 2004
ISBN: 9780521604376
Number Of Pages: 276

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Dr Hunter presents here a critical edition, with Introduction and explanatory commentary, of the fragments of Eubulus, a comic poet of the fourth century B.C. This is the first modern edition in any language of the fragments of any poet of the so-called Middle Comedy (that is, the comedy of the central part of the fourth century). The introduction discusses not only Eubulus' life and work, but also the genre of Middle Comedy as a whole and the commentary is particularly concerned with tracing in the fragments themes which are found also in both the earlier comedy of Aristophanes and the later works of Menander, Plautus and Terence. This book will be of value to those interested in ancient comedy and its development during the Hellenistic period.

Introduction
Modes of heroism
Images of love
The gods and the divine
The poet and his poem
The Argonautica and its Ptolemaic context
Argonautica and Aeneid
Appendix: hen aeisma dienekes: Aristotle, Callimachus, Apollonius
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ISBN: 9780521604376
ISBN-10: 0521604370
Series: Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 5th August 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.35