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Ancient Greek Novels. The Fragments. Introduction, Text, Translation, and Commentary.

STEPHENS, S.A., and J.J. WINKLER, (eds.),

ISBN 10: 0691069417 / ISBN 13: 9780691069418
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Título: Ancient Greek Novels. The Fragments. ...

Condición del libro: Antiquarian


Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1995. XVI,541p. Original gilt titled cloth with dust wrps. Nice copy. May require extra shipping costs: weight including packing from 1 - 2 Kg. 'The editors have provided both the specialist and the non-classicist with everything needed safely to navigate through the previously insufficiently charted waters of the scattered, truncated, sometimes misidentified and unidentified remains of ancient Greek novels that have emerged from the sands of Roman imperial Egypt during the past 100 years. They have also included the summaries provided by Photius in the ninth century of Antonius Diogenes' Wonders beyond Thule and Iamblichus' Babylonian Story, the portions of the latter narrative contained in two fifteenth-century manuscripts and a damaged Vatican palimpsest and the numerous short quotations preserved in the Suda that have been assigned with varying degrees of certainty to Iamblichus' novel. The editors present the fragments under two headings: 'Part I: Novel Fragments' and 'Part II: Ambiguous Fragments'. They also provide matter-of-fact translations of all the fragments on facing pages. Appendices include a very useful collection of testimonia and a 'Chart of Provenances and Dates'. (.) The book is exceptionally well written. (.) Susan Stephens and the late Jack Winkler have written a splendid book that is a delight to read and will be an indispensable source of information for anyone interested in ancient Greek literature or the history of the novel.' (GERALD SANDY in Bryn Mawr Classical Review 95.12.26). Antiquarian. N° de ref. de la librería 43306

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