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Author: Quintus, de Smyrne; 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 episodically by earlier epic and dramatic poets. Composing sometime between the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Poésie épique
Poetry Early works to 1800
Translations into English
Traductions anglaises
Named Person: Quintus de Smyrne (03..-03..).
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Quintus, de Smyrne; Neil Hopkinson
ISBN: 0674997166 9780674997165
OCLC Number: 1049315931
Language Note: Texte en grec ancien avec traduction anglaise sur les pages en regard.
Description: xvi, 745 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: 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 --
index of names and places.
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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