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Thornley, George 1614-

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Works: 39 works in 143 publications in 4 languages and 2,417 library holdings
Genres: Fiction 
Roles: Translator
Classifications: PA3612, 888
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Daphnis & Chloe by Longus ( Book )
67 editions published between 1916 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LONGUS (whose very name is uncertain) is known to us only by his novel Daphnis and Chloe. He seems to have been a pagan sophist who lived about A.D. 200, possibly a Greek freedman in a Roman household. This romance recounts the adventures of two foundlings, brought up together by shepherds, from their infancy to their marriage. Unlike most examples of the genre, Daphnis and Chloe is concerned less with improbable incident than with the development of the main characters and their initiation into the secrets of human love. PARTHENIUS of Nicea in Bithynia, a Greek poet, was brought to Rome in 73 B.C. as a prisoner of war. After his release he settled in Italy and worked as a poet and teacher. Virgil was one of his pupils. Parthenius's poetry, mainly elegiac, is lost, and his only extant work is Erotica Pathemata, an anthology of prose summaries of love-stories from Greek literature, collected apparently for the use of Roman poets
Daphnis and Chloe by Longus ( Book )
3 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis and Chloe by Longus ( Book )
1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis & Chloe by Longus ( Book )
6 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis & Chloe, a most sweet, and pleasant pastorall romance for young ladies by Longus ( Book )
7 editions published between 1657 and 1923 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis & Chloe by Longus ( Book )
4 editions published in 1925 in English and Undetermined and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis and Chloe : a most sweet and pleasant pastoral romance for young ladies by Longus ( Book )
2 editions published in 1893 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis & Chloe by Longus ( Book )
in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis and Chloe by Longus ( Book )
2 editions published in 1657 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis and Chloe : [a most sweet and pleasant pastorall romance for young ladies] by Longus ( Book )
2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis and Chloe by Longus ( Book )
1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphne and Chloe by Longus ( Book )
5 editions published between 1916 and 1989 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enthält: Daphnis and Chloe / by Longus. The love romances of Parthenius and other fragments
A winter pastoral by Longus ( Book )
1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis and Chloe : a most sweet, and pleasant pastorall romance for young ladies ( )
1 edition published in 1657 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis et Chloé by Longus ( Book )
9 editions published between 1955 and 1989 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis & Chloe Translated out of Greek by George Thornley, anno 1657. With an introd. by George Saintsbury by Longus ( )
2 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis & Chloe by Longus ( Book )
1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis and Chloe by Longus ( )
1 edition published in 1657 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis $ Chloe by Longus ( Book )
1 edition published in 1916 in Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daphnis and Chloe by Longus ( Book )
3 editions published between 1962 and 1978 in Greek, Ancient and Multiple languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oudgriekse herdersroman, waarin een jonge herder en een jong herderinnetje elkaar vinden. Erotische verhalen
 
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Thornley, Geo 1614-
Thornley, George 1614-
Thornley, George b. 1614
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