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Author: Quintus, Smyrnaeus; Neil Hopkinson
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England Harvard University Press 2018
Series: Loeb classical library, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Greek, Ancient [to 1453]View 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 episocially by earlier epic and dramatic poets. Composing sometime between the late  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Named Person: Quintus, Smyrnaeus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Quintus, Smyrnaeus; Neil Hopkinson
ISBN: 9780674997165 0674997166
OCLC Number: 1045825274
Notes: "This edition ... replaces the earlier Loeb Classical Library edition by A. S. Way (1913) with and updated text".
Description: xvi, 745 Seiten
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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