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Author: Jeffrey S RustenIan Campbell CunninghamA D KnoxTheophrastus.Herodas.All authors
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1993.
Series: Loeb classical library, 225.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Pantomimes
Translations into English
Ouvrages avant 1800
Poésie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey S Rusten; Ian Campbell Cunningham; A D Knox; Theophrastus.; Herodas.; Hipponax; Cercidas.
ISBN: 067499244X 9780674992443
OCLC Number: 25048437
Language Note: Parallel text in Greek and English.
Notes: Previous edition: The characters of Theophrastus / newly edited and translated by J.M. Edmonds. Herodes, Cercidas, and the Greek choliambic poets : (except Callimachus and Babrius) / edited and translated by A.D. Knox. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press ; London : W. Heinemann, 1929. (The Loeb classical library).
"This edition of Theophrastus and that of Herodas ... replace those in the original Loeb volume (1929) ... The rest of that volume--Knox's edition and translation of Hipponax, Cercidas, and the other choliambic poets--is reprinted here without change"--Preface.
The third work consists of an introduction followed by parallel Greek and English texts by Hipponax, Ananius, Cercidas, and fragments by various other authors.
Description: ix, 574 pages ; 17 cm.
Contents: V. 1. Theophrastas, Herodas, Cercidas and the choliambic poets --
v. 2. Theophrastas, Herodas, Sophron, Popular mime.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 225.
Other Titles: Mimes.
Cercidas and the choliambic poets.
Herodes, Cercidas, and the Greek choliambic poets.
Responsibility: Theophrastus. Mimes / Herodas. Cercidas and the choliambic poets / edited and translated by Jeffrey Rusten [1st work], I.C. Cunningham [2nd work], and A.D. Knox [3rd work].

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