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The Greek anthology

The Greek anthology

Author: W R Paton
Publisher: London : W. Heinemann ; New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1916-1918.
Series: Loeb classical library, 67-68, 84-86.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Greek, Ancient [to 1453]View all editions and formats

The Greek Anthology (Gathering of Flowers) is a collection over centuries of some 4500 short Greek poems (called epigrams but seldom epigrammatic) by about 300 composers. Meleager of Gadara (first  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Greek poetry
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greek anthology. English & Greek.
Greek anthology.
London, W. Heinemann; New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1916-18
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W R Paton
ISBN: 0674990749 9780674990746 0674990757 9780674990753 0674990935 9780674990937 0674990943 9780674990944 0674990951 9780674990951
OCLC Number: 2848020
Language Note: Greek and English on opposite pages. The Greek text is the edition of Stadtmüller, originally edited for Teubner.
Notes: Includes indexes.
Later reprints have imprint: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press ; London : W. Heinemann.
Description: 5 volumes : illustrations ; 17 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Book I --
Christian epigrams, Book II --
Christodorus of Thebes in Egypt, Book III --
The Cyzicene epigrams, Book IV --
The Proems of the different anthologies, Book V --
The Amatory Epigrams, Book VI --
The Dedicatory epigrams --
v. 2. Book VII --
Sepulchral epigrams, The Epigrams of Saint Gregory the theologian --
v. 3. The declamatory epigrams --
v. 4. Book X --
The hortatory and admonitory epigrams, Book XI --
The convivial and satirical epigrams, Book XII --
Strato's Musa Puerilis --
v. 5. Book XIII --
Epigrams in various metres, Book XIV --
Arithmetical programs, riddles, oracles, Book XV --
Miscellanea, Book XVI --
Epigrams of the Planudean anthology not in the Palatine manuscript.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 67-68, 84-86.
Other Titles: Greek anthology.
Greek anthology.
Responsibility: with an English translation by W.R. Paton.


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