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Author: Lucian, of Samosata.; Thomas Francklin
Publisher: [Auckland, N.Z.] : Floating Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lucian of Samosata was an Assyrian rhetorician and satirist who wrote in the Greek language. He is noted for his witty and scoffing nature. Trips to the Moon contains three of his works: Instructions for Writing History, The True History, Icaro-Menippus - A Dialogue. Lucian was one of the first novelists in occidental civilization. In A True Story, a fictional narrative work written in prose, he parodied some  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lucian, of Samosata.; Thomas Francklin
ISBN: 9781775416043 1775416046 9781776510054 1776510054
OCLC Number: 437140620
Notes: Archived by the National Library of New Zealand.
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Description: 1 online resource (1 electronic document (170 pages))
Contents: Title; Contents; Introduction.; Instructions for Writing History.; The True History.; Icaro-Menippus. A Dialogue.; Endnotes.
Responsibility: Lucian of Samosata translated by Thomas Francklin.
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Lucian of Samosata was an Assyrian rhetorician and satirist who wrote in the Greek language. He is noted for his witty and scoffing nature. Trips to the Moon contains three of his works: Instructions for Writing History, The True History, Icaro-Menippus - A Dialogue. Lucian was one of the first novelists in occidental civilization. In A True Story, a fictional narrative work written in prose, he parodied some fantastic tales told by Homer in the Odyssey and some feeble fantasies that were popular in his time ...

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