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Product Description: This book focuses on the hymns, mimes and erotic poems of the Greek poet Theocritus, and examines how Theocritus uses the traditions of earlier Greek poetry to recreate past forms in a way that exploits the new conditions under which poetry was written in the third century BC...read more

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9780521560405 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1996, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book focuses on the hymns, mimes and erotic poems of the Greek poet Theocritus, and examines how Theocritus uses the traditions of earlier Greek poetry to recreate past forms in a way that exploits the new conditions under which poetry was written in the third century BC.

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9780521035262 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, December 14, 2006), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: This book focuses on the hymns, mimes and erotic poems of the Greek poet Theocritus, and examines how Theocritus uses the traditions of earlier Greek poetry to recreate past forms in a way that exploits the new conditions under which poetry was written in the third century BC.

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Product Description: The Catalogue of Women, ascribed to Hesiod, one of the greatest figures of early hexameter poetry, maps the Greek world, its evolution and its heroic myths through the mortal women who bore children to the gods. In this collection a team of international scholars offers an attempt to explore the poem's meaning, significance and reception...read more
By Richard L. Hunter (editor)

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9780521836845 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2005, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The Catalogue of Women, ascribed to Hesiod, one of the greatest figures of early hexameter poetry, maps the Greek world, its evolution and its heroic myths through the mortal women who bore children to the gods.

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Product Description: Hellenistic poets of the third and second centuries BC sought to mark their continuity with the classical past as well as demonstrate their independence from it. This major study explores Greek poetry of the period and its reception and influence in Rome...read more

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9780521835114 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 7, 2005, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: Hellenistic poets of the third and second centuries BC sought to mark their continuity with the classical past as well as demonstrate their independence from it.

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Product Description: This volume contains the text of eight poems by the third-century BC Greek poet Theocritus, together with an introduction and extensive commentary. This is the first full-scale commentary on the work of Theocritus since Gow's edition of 1950, and is the first to exploit the recent revolution in the study of Hellenistic and Roman poetry...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521574204 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 1, 1999, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: This volume contains the text of eight poems by the third-century BC Greek poet Theocritus, together with an introduction and extensive commentary.

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Product Description: The Argonautica is the dramatic story of Jason's quest for the Golden Fleece and his relations with the dangerous princess Medea. The only surviving Greek epic to bridge the gap between Homer and late antiquity, this epic poem is the crowning literary achievement of the Ptolemaic court at Alexandria, written by Appolonius of Rhodes in the third century BC...read more

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9780192835833 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, August 20, 1998), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The Argonautica is the dramatic story of Jason's quest for the Golden Fleece and his relations with the dangerous princess Medea.

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Product Description: In writing this book on the plays of New Comedy the author's aim is to fill a gap in the existing literature by concentrating on what one might look for in watching and reading these plays and why such an exercise might be pleasurable...read more

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9780521303644 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, August 30, 1985), cover price $47.50 | About this edition: In writing this book on the plays of New Comedy the author's aim is to fill a gap in the existing literature by concentrating on what one might look for in watching and reading these plays and why such an exercise might be pleasurable.

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9780521254526 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 1984, cover price $54.99 | also contains Nightwing 3

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Product Description: 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)...read more
By Richard L. Hunter (editor)

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9780521244367 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1983, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: 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.

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