The Resource Early Greek lyric poetry, translated with an introduction and commentary [by] David Mulroy

Early Greek lyric poetry, translated with an introduction and commentary [by] David Mulroy

Label
Early Greek lyric poetry
Title
Early Greek lyric poetry
Statement of responsibility
translated with an introduction and commentary [by] David Mulroy
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
The Greek lyric poets composed some of the liveliest, juiciest, most personal lines that the ancient world ever knew. The very personal nature of these poems has made them perennial favorites with a wide variety of readers; it has also meant that they are often difficult to understand. In Early Greek Lyric Poetry David Mulroy offers an accurate and lively translation of all the important lyric fragments and new papyri, as well as selections from the more fully preserved works of Theognis, Bacchylides, and Pindar. Unlike any other version of these poems, Early Greek Lyric Poetry also provides a translation of the literary context in which each poem survives. This format enables readers to see for themselves why particular lines or phrases happen to be preserved, and it also provides information on how earlier writers understood the poems. The poems and fragments are accompanied by a comprehensive introduction to the genre and to the individual poets, explanatory notes, and a useful bibliography. Early Greek Lyric Poetry is indispensable for courses on Greek culture and literature in translation, or on literary "great books."
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PA3622
LC item number
.M85 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mulroy, David D.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Greek poetry
  • LITERATURA GREGA (HISTÓRIA E CRÍTICA)
  • POESIA LÍRICA
  • Poésie grecque
  • Greek poetry
Label
Early Greek lyric poetry, translated with an introduction and commentary [by] David Mulroy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Archilochus of Paros -- Semonides of Amorgos -- Callinus of Ephesus -- Mimnermus of Smyrna -- Tyrtaeus of Sparta -- Alcman of Sparta -- Solon of Athens -- Alcaeus of Lesbos -- Sappho of Lesbos -- Stesichorus of Himera -- Ibycus of Rhegium -- Phocylides of Miletus -- Hipponax of Ephesus -- Xenophanes of Colophon -- Anacreon of Teos -- Simonides of Ceos -- Bacchylides of Ceos -- Pindar of Thebes -- Corinna of Tanagra -- The Theognidean Anthology
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 227 p.
Isbn
9780472102969
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
91042973
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25025713
  • (OCoLC)ocm25025713
Label
Early Greek lyric poetry, translated with an introduction and commentary [by] David Mulroy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Archilochus of Paros -- Semonides of Amorgos -- Callinus of Ephesus -- Mimnermus of Smyrna -- Tyrtaeus of Sparta -- Alcman of Sparta -- Solon of Athens -- Alcaeus of Lesbos -- Sappho of Lesbos -- Stesichorus of Himera -- Ibycus of Rhegium -- Phocylides of Miletus -- Hipponax of Ephesus -- Xenophanes of Colophon -- Anacreon of Teos -- Simonides of Ceos -- Bacchylides of Ceos -- Pindar of Thebes -- Corinna of Tanagra -- The Theognidean Anthology
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 227 p.
Isbn
9780472102969
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
91042973
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25025713
  • (OCoLC)ocm25025713

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