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Author: Aratus.; Douglas Alexander Kidd
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series: Cambridge classical texts and commentaries, 34
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Modelled on Hesiod's Works and Days, this is the first English edition of Phaenomena by Aratus, a highly original poet of the early third century BC. It is accompanied by a full introduction,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aratus.; Douglas Alexander Kidd
ISBN: 052158230X 9780521582308 0521607124 9780521607124
OCLC Number: 781206162
Notes: Starogrš. besedilo z vzpor. besedilom, uvodom in komentarjem v angl.
Description: XXIII, 590 str. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: 1. Life of Aratus; 2. The Phaenomena; 3. The astronomy and weather signs; 4. Language, style and the hexameter; 5. Contemporary and later poets; 6. Scholia and commentators; 7. Text and manuscripts; Text and Translation; Commentary; Indexes.
Series Title: Cambridge classical texts and commentaries, 34
Responsibility: Aratus ; edited with introduction, translation and commentary by Douglas Kidd.


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