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The inventor of the bucolic genre, Theocritus of Syracuse was a learned poet, who refashioned traditional literary forms in original and highly polished verse on a small scale. Theocritus is best known for poems set in pastoral landscapes, consisting of dialogues and song-contests, combining lyric tone with epic meter. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents Theocritus’ complete extant works, with relevant illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Theocritus’ life and works* Features the complete extant works of Theocritus, in both English translation and the original Greek* Concise introduction to the poetry* Provides three different translations, including both verse and prose translations* Includes the J. M. Edmonds translation previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Theocritus* Excellent formatting of the texts* Easily locate the poems or works you want to read with individual contents tables* Includes Theocritus’ rare fragments, first time in digital print* Provides a special dual English and Greek text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph ideal for students* Features three bonus biographies discover Theocritus’ ancient world* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit to explore our range of Ancient Classics titles or buy the entire series as a Super Set CONTENTS: The TranslationsTHE IDYLLS OF THEOCRITUSC. S. CALVERLEY VERSE TRANSLATION, 1869ANDREW LANG PROSE TRANSLATION, 1889J. M. EDMONDS, LOEB TRANSLATION, 1912 The Greek TextCONTENTS OF THE GREEK TEXT The Dual TextDUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXT The BiographiesTHE LIFE OF THEOCRITUS by J. M. EdmondsTHEOCRITUS AND HIS AGE by Andrew LangTHEOCRITUS by Albert Curtis Clark Please visit to browse through our range of exciting titles

Detalhes do Produto

    • Ano de Edição: 2009
    • Ano:  2016
    • País de Produção: Canada
    • Código de Barras:  2001026981593
    • ISBN:  9781786563781

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