An English Translation of the Poetry of Lucillius, a First-century Greek Epigrammatist (Studies in Classics S. v. 27)

An English Translation of the Poetry of Lucillius, a First-century Greek Epigrammatist (Studies in Classics S. v. 27)

By: Bradley Nystorm (author)Hardback

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This volume offers facing-page translations into contemporary English of the entire body of Lucillius' work, '140 epigrams'. Classicists have established beyond question his significant influence on the development of the ancient epigram, such as his influence on the Martial.

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About Author

Bradley Nystrom is Professor of Humanities and Religious Studies at California State University, Sacramento, where he has taught since earning his PhD in Ancient History from the University of California at Davis (1981). Dr. Nystrom teaches courses on Greek and Roman culture, New Testament, and early Christianity. His publications include a volume of translations of Greek erotic poetry, The Song of Eros: Ancient Greek Love Poems (1991).

Contents

Preface by Burton J. Rozema; Foreword; Introduction; The Epigram before Lucillius; The Identity of Lucillius; Lucillius and the Scoptic Epigram; Character Types in Lucillius: Odd Bodies; Athletes; Physicians; Astrologers; Orators; Philosophers; Grammarians and Poets; Text and Translations; Greek Text and Translations Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780773464889
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 302
  • ID: 9780773464889
  • ISBN10: 0773464883

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