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The Greek anthology and other ancient epigrams

The Greek anthology and other ancient epigrams

a selection in modern verse translations

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek poetry -- Translations into English.,
  • English poetry -- Translations from Greek.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with an introduction by Peter Jay.
    SeriesPenguin classics
    ContributionsJay, Peter, 1945-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3622
    The Physical Object
    Pagination442p. :
    Number of Pages442
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22051749M
    ISBN 100140442855

    The Greek Anthology THE GREEK ANTHOLOGY(77) _"The Spectator," _ Shelley, himself a translator of one of the best known of the epigrams of the Anthology, has borne emphatic testimony to the difficulties of translation. The Greek anthology and other ancient Greek epigrams: a selection in modern verse translations;.

    The Greek Anthology (Gathering of Flowers) is a collection over centuries of some short Greek poems (called epigrams but seldom epigrammatic) by about composers. Meleager of Gadara (first century BCE), an outstanding contributor, also assembled the Stephanus (Garland), a compilation fundamental to the Anthology. A major source for Greek literary epigram is the Greek Anthology, a compilation from the 10th century AD based on older collections, including those of Meleager and Philippus. It contains epigrams ranging from the Hellenistic period through the Imperial period and Late Antiquity into the compiler's own Byzantine era – a thousand years of short elegiac texts on every topic under the sun.

    Get this from a library! The Greek anthology and other ancient epigrams: a selection in modern verse translations. [Peter Jay;]. Greek epigrams [were] actually much more diverse, as [indicated by] the Milan Papyrus." For example, many of the epigrams in the Greek Anthology are sad and/or tender love poems. According to Wikipedia, Marcus Valerius Martialis, known in English as .


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First published in hardcover in by Oxford and then republished in a revised (and edited) paperback edition in by Penguin, Peter Jay's The Greek Anthology is still the best one-stop source for these ancient poems in English.5/5(4).

The Greek Anthology is the famous collection of some poems assembled by Byzantine scholars nearly a thousand years ago. The poems, drawn from all over the Greek-speaking world, range from the seventh century B.C.

through to the renaissance of greek culture in Byzantintium during the sixth century A.D/5. The Greek Anthology and Other Ancient Greek Epigrams: A Selection in Modern Verse Translations [Jay, Peter (ed)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Greek Anthology and Other Ancient Greek Epigrams: A Selection in Modern Verse Translations5/5(2).

The "Greek Anthology" and Other Ancient Epigrams (Penguin Classics) (Latin) Paperback by Peter Jay (Editor, Introduction)Format: Paperback. Get print book. No eBook available. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Go to Google Play Now» The Greek anthology and other ancient Greek epigrams: a selection in modern verse translations. Peter Jay. Oxford University Press, - Poetry - pages. INDEX OF GREEK POETS. The Greek Anthology (“Gathering of Flowers”) is the name given to a collection of about short Greek poems (called epigrams but usually not epigrammatic) by about composers.

To the collection (called “Stephanus”, wreath or garland) made and contributed to by Meleager of Gadara (1st century BCE) was added another by Philippus of Thessalonica (late 1st century CE), a third by Diogenianus.

The Greek Anthology, Volume I: Book 1: Christian Epigrams. Book 2: Description of the Statues in the Gymnasium of Zeuxippus. Book 3: Epigrams in the 5: Erotic Epigrams (Loeb Classical Library) (Book) The Ancient History Encyclopedia logo is a registered EU trademark.

Featured Partner. Do Not Sell My Personal Information. The Greek Anthology contains some 4, Greek poems in the sparkling, diverse genre of epigram, written by more than a hundred composers, collected over centuries, and arranged by subject.

This Loeb edition replaces the earlier edition by W. Paton, with a Greek. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

Try it now. The Greek anthology: Hellenistic epigrams, Volume 2 Denys Lionel Page (Sir.) Snippet view - The Greek Anthology 2 Volume Set: Hellenistic Epigrams. Greek Anthology, Volume I: Book 1: Christian Epigrams. Book 2: Description of the Statues in the Gymnasium of Zeuxippus.

Book 3: Epigrams in the Temple of Apollonis at Cyzicus. Book 4: Prefaces to the Various Anthologies. Book 5: Erotic Epigrams. The Greek Anthology GENERAL INTRODUCTION. The Greek Anthology is among the least transparent titles in common use for a work of ancient literature.

Its alternative, The Palatine Anthology (whence its abbreviation AP, for the Latin Anthologia Palatina), gains in specificity only by surrendering to the opacity that dogs most proper nouns—it makes sense only to those who know the entire story.

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Librivox Free Audiobook. Church for Life NeedLove Records Presents: Full text of "The Greek anthology" See other formats. Click to read more about The Greek Anthology: And Other Ancient Greek Epigrams (Penguin Classics) by Peter Jay. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1).

Further translations (selections) are: Graham R. Tomson, Richard Garnett, Andrew Lang, Selections from the Greek Anthology (London, ) J. Mackail, Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology (with text, introduction, notes, and prose translation; London W.

Rouse, An Echo of Greek Song. The Greek Anthology ('Gathering of Flowers') is the name given to a collection of about short Greek poems (called epigrams but usually not epigrammatic) by about composers.

To the collection (called 'Stephanus', wreath or garland) made and contributed to by Meleager of Gadara (1st century BCE) was added another by Philippus of Thessalonica (late 1st century CE), a third by Diogenianus 5/5(1).

The Greek Anthology;And Other Ancient Epigrams: A Selection in Modern Verse Translations (Classics) Paperback – 26 Mar by Peter Jay (Author)5/5(2). THE SEPULCHRAL EPIGRAMS: This selection from Book 7 of the Greek Anthology contains all the epigrams written before the middle of the first century A.D., as listed in three editions: (H) &"The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams" (Ph) &"The Greek Anthology: The Garland of Philip and Some Contemporary Epigrams".

The Anthology of Planudes (also called Planudean Anthology, in Latin Anthologia Planudea or sometimes in Greek Ἀνθολογία διαφόρων ἐπιγραμμάτων "Anthology of various epigrams", from the first line of the manuscript), is an anthology of Greek epigrams and poems compiled by Maximus Planudes, a Byzantine grammarian and theologian, based on the Anthology of Cephalas.

Greek Anthology Book XII Strato’s Musa Puerilis. Strato, whose name this book bears, lived probably in the reign of has generally been supposed that the whole book is an anthology of poems on this peculiar subject made by him, but it seems more probable to me that Strato published merely a collection of his own poems, and that it was Cephalas or some other Byzantine who inserted.

The Greek Anthology contains some 4, Greek poems in the sparkling, diverse genre of epigram, written by more than a hundred composers, collected over centuries, and arranged by subject. This Loeb edition replaces the earlier edition by W.

Paton, with a Greek text and ample notes reflecting current scholarship/5(3). The Greek Anthology is the largest surviving collection of short Greek poems, starting from the earliest poets and going up to Byzantine times.

It is primarily based on a compilation of epigrams made by the Byzantine scholar Constantinus Cephalas in the 10th century, with some additions by Maximus Planudes in the late 13th century.First published in hardcover in by Oxford and then republished in a revised (and edited) paperback edition in by Penguin, Peter Jay's The Greek Anthology is still the best one-stop source for these ancient poems in English.5/5.The Greek period: Archilochos to Hegemon --The hellenistic period: Menander to Meleager --Other hellenistic poets --The Roman period: Diodoros Zonas to Philip --Other poets of the Roman period --The Roman empire: Antiphilos to Julianus of Egypt --Other poets under the empire --The early byzantine period --Anonymous byzantine epigrams --The.