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Theocritus, Bion and Moschus
Translated into English Verse

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  • Date Published: May 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107696730

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  • Arthur Way (1847–1930) was a respected Classicist, and translated many ancient texts into English. This book, originally published in 1913, contains an English verse translation of several poems by the ancient Greek poets Theocritus, Bion and Moschus. These fluent translations will be of value to anyone with an interest in ancient Greek poetry, particularly of the more obscure poets.

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    • Date Published: May 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107696730
    • length: 168 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 9 mm
    • weight: 0.28kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. The dirge for Daphnis
    2. The incantation
    3. The serenade
    4. The two herdsmen
    5. The singing-match
    6. Cyclops and Galatea
    7. The harvest-home
    8. A contest in song
    9. Winter and summer
    10. Love-song and reaping-song
    11. The love-lorn Cyclops
    12. Love's welcome
    13. Hylas
    14. Forsaken
    15. The feast of Adonis
    16. The Graces
    17. Panegyric of Ptolemy
    18. Epithalamium of Helen
    19. Eros and the bee
    20. Eunice
    21. The golden fish
    22. The twin brethren
    23. Love's retribution
    24. The babe Hercules
    25. The lion-slayer
    26. The bacchanals
    27. A country wooing
    28. The distaff
    29. Love's pleading
    30. Love's misgivings
    31. The culprit boar
    1. The dirge for Adonis
    2. Achilles in Scyros
    3. The rival seasons
    4. The fowler and Eros
    5. Eros the music-pupil
    6. Eros and the Muses
    7. All is vanity
    1. Eros the runaway
    2. Europa and the bull
    3. Lament for Bion
    4. Sea and land
    5. Love's cross-purposes
    6. The river-god's love
    7. Eros at the plough
    8. Heart's ease in song.

  • Translator

    Arthur S. Way

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