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The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon : Loeb Classical Library - Achilles Tatius

The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon

Loeb Classical Library

By: Achilles Tatius, S. Gaselee (Translator)

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1989
ISBN: 9780674990500
Number Of Pages: 480

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Achilles Tatius was a Greek from Alexandria in Egypt; he is now believed to have flourished in the second century CE. Of his life nothing is known, though the "Suidas" says he became a Christian and a bishop and wrote a work on etymology, one on the sphere, and an account of great men. He is famous however for his surviving novel in eight books, "The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon, " one of the best Greek love stories. Clitophon relates to a friend the various difficulties which he and Leucippe had to overcome before they are happily united. The story is full of incident and readers are kept in suspense. There are many digressions giving scientific facts, myths, meditations, and so on, the interest of which redeems irrelevance.

Preface
Introduction
Book I
Book II
Book III
Book IV
Book V
Book VI
Book VII
Book VIII
Index
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ISBN: 9780674990500
ISBN-10: 0674990501
Series: Loeb Classical Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 1st July 1989
Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.78 x 12.07  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Type: Revised

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