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Poems from Greek Antiquity

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Nov 10, 2020 | ISBN 9781101908211

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Table Of Contents

Preface
 
SOME EARLY GREEK POETS
 
From Hesiod’s Works and Days
Winter
From Homeric Hymn to Mercury (Hermes)
Battle of the Frogs and Mice, or Batrachomyomachia
Alcman
Mimnermus
Archilochus
Pindar
Bacchylides
Theognis of Megara
Sappho
Alcaeus
Anon. Swallow Mask Song of Rhodian Children
 
ALEXANDRIAN POETS
 
Bion of Smyrna
Moschus
Apollonius of Rhodes, From Argonautica
Lycophron, From Alexandra
Theocritus of Syracuse
 
From THE GREEK ANTHOLOGY
 
Introduction
Aesopus
Agathias
Antipater of Sidon
Antipater of Thessalonica
Anyte
Apollonides
Archias
Ariston
Asclepiades of Samos
[Lollius] Bassus
Bianor
Callimachus
Constantine Cephalas
Crinagoras of Mytilene
Dionysius Sophistes
Eratosthenes Scholasticus
Erycius
Euenus
Glaucus
Glycon
Joannes Barbucallus
Julian, Prefect of Egypt
Leonidas of Tarentum
Lucianus
Lucillius
Macedonius
Marcus Argentarius
Meleager of Gadara
Metrodorus
Mnasalces
Moero of Byzantium
Nicharchus
Nossis, the poetess of Locri
Palladas
Paul the Silentiary
Perses
Phaedimos of Bisanthe
Philip of Thessalonica
Philodemus
Plato the comic poet
Posidippus
Rhianus
Rufinus
Simonides
Statyllius Flaccus
Strato of Sardis
Theocritus
Trajan, Emperor
Thucydides
Thymocles
 
Some Versions by Ezra Pound
Anonymous Epigrams translated by Various Hands
Appendix of Imitations
 
From ANACREONTEA
Introduction
Theocritus, ‘On Anacreon’s statue’
Odes
 
Biographies of Translators
Acknowledgments

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