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Philodemus, on poems. Book 1

Author: Philodemus; Richard Janko; Philodemus Translation Project.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003, ©2000.
Series: Philodemus translation series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In Book 1, a major new addition to the corpus of classical literature, Philodemus summarises several previously unknown poetic theories. This is the first volume in a series of new texts and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philodemus; Richard Janko; Philodemus Translation Project.
ISBN: 0199262853 9780199262854 0198150415 9780198150411
OCLC Number: 1124199235
Language Note: Preliminaries and commentary in English, includes original Greek text with English translation.
Notes: Originally published: 2000.
Awards: Winner of Winner of The Charles J. Goodwin Award of Merit.
Description: xvi, 599 pages, [16] pages of plates ; 22 cm
Series Title: Philodemus translation series.
Other Titles: De poematis.
Responsibility: edited with introduction, translation, and commentary by Richard Janko.


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Review from previous edition impressive ... marks a major step forward for those working in the field. * TLS * What we have here can almost be considered an editio princeps ... A whole new world of Read more...

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