Posthomerica (Book, 2018) []
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Author: Quintus, Smyrnaeus; Neil Hopkinson
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Loeb classical library, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Quintus Smyrnaeus' Posthomerica, the only long mythological epic to survive in Greek from the period between Apollonius' Argonautica (3rd century BC) and Nonnus' Dionysiaca (5th century AD), fills in the whole story of the Trojan expedition between the end of Homer's Iliad and the beginning of the Odyssey, which had been treated only episodically by earlier epic and dramatic poets. Composing sometime between the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Epic poetry, Greek
Epic poetry
Early works
Poetry Early works to 1800
Translations into English
Named Person: Quintus, Smyrnaeus; Quintus, Smyrnaeus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Quintus, Smyrnaeus; Neil Hopkinson
ISBN: 9780674997165 0674997166
OCLC Number: 1006440164
Language Note: Text in Greek with English translation on facing pages; critical matter in English.
Description: xvi, 745 pages ; 17 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Posthomerica. Testimonia --
Book I --
Book II --
Book III --
Book IV --
Book V --
Book VI --
Book VII --
Book VIII --
Book IX --
Book X --
Book XI --
Book XII --
Book XIII --
Book XIV.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 19.
Responsibility: Quintus Smyrnaeus ; edited and translated by Neil Hopkinson.


Quintus Smyrnaeus' Posthomerica, composed between the late second and mid-fourth centuries AD, boldly adapts Homeric diction and style to fill in the story of the Trojan expedition between the end of  Read more...


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