Ancient Greek Epigrams: Major Poets in Verse Translation by Gordon L. Fain

By Gordon L. Fain

After Sappho yet ahead of the nice Latin poets, crucial brief poems within the historic international have been Greek epigrams. starting with uncomplicated expressions engraved on stone, those poems finally encompassed approximately each topic we now go together with lyric poetry in English. a number of the most interesting are on love and could later exert a profound impression on Latin love poets and, via them, on all of the poetry of Europe and the West. This quantity bargains a consultant choice of the simplest Greek epigrams in unique verse translation. It showcases the poetry of 9 poets (including one woman), with many epigrams from the lately chanced on Milan papyrus. Gordon L. Fain presents an available common creation describing the emergence of the epigram in Hellenistic Greece, including brief essays at the lifestyles and paintings of every poet and short explanatory notes for the poems, making this assortment an excellent anthology for a large viewers of readers.

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