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Callimachus' book of Iambi

Author: Arnd Kerkhecker
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Oxford classical monographs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book offers a detailed discussion of Callimachus' collection of Iambi, arguably one of the earliest surviving Greek 'poetry books'. Dr Kerkhecker has set out chapters on individual poems which examine the evidence for the text; address questions of linguistic and antiquarian detail; attempt an interpretation of each poem as a whole; and consider the arrangement of the poems within the book. An attempt is made  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Callimachus.; Hipponax; Callimachus; Callimaque.; Callimachus.; Hipponax; Callimachus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnd Kerkhecker
ISBN: 019924006X 9780199240067
OCLC Number: 40890939
Language Note: Includes Greek text of Iambi.
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--1997.
Description: xxiv, 334 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Title: Oxford classical monographs.
Responsibility: Arnd Kerkhecker.
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Dr Kerkhecker offers a detailed discussion of Callimachus' collection of Iambi, arguably one of the earliest surviving Greek 'books of poetry'. The chapters on individual poems set out the evidence  Read more...


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... considerable achievement and contribution. * Journal of Hellenic Studies * ... this is an important and erudite book, which contributes considerably to the study of the Iambi and not only fulfils Read more...

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