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Aesop's human zoo : Roman stories about our bodies

Author: Phaedrus.; John Henderson; Thomas Bewick
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning to advanced classicists and Latin scholars will appreciate the original Latin text provided in this bilingual edition. And the inclusion of a number of witty nineteenth-century wood  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Poetry
Translations
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Phaedrus.
Aesop's human zoo.
Chicago : University of Chicago, 2004
(OCoLC)643908846
Named Person: Phaedrus; Phaedrus.; Phaedrus; Phaedrus.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Phaedrus.; John Henderson; Thomas Bewick
ISBN: 0226326810 9780226326818
OCLC Number: 56445440
Language Note: Text in Latin with parallel English translation.
Description: ix, 137 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Phaedrus' fables --
Aesop's fables, and every body's --
A human zoo --
Aesop's human zoo : the stories. Creation and birth ; Sex and gender ; Size and shape ; Sight and sound ; Hair and head ; Genitals and behinds ; Part and whole ; Old age and death.
Responsibility: translated from Phaedrus's Latin by John Henderson ; with illustrations by Thomas Bewick.
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"Henderson has a mission to show us ancient witticisms we may have missed--and why we may find in them 'all manner of odd byways of ancient thinking.' The jokes may often be neither savoury nor Read more...

 
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