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Classics in Translation

Classics in Translation
 

Introducing the work of 20 of the ancient world's greatest authors, this work presents brief, readable essays, fully illustrated with quotations from modern (and some ancient) translations. The writers covered include Homer, Sappho, Herodotus, the Greek tragedians, and the comic ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780715628683
Published 1 May 2011 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Jones, Peter
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ISBN-13 9780715628683
ISBN-10 0715628682
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Bristol Classical Press
Publication Date 1 May 2011
International Publication Date 1 April 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Jones, Peter
Category Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval
Number of Pages 162
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 8mm
Weight 196g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Classical literature, Translations into English, History and criticism
NBS Text Literary Criticism
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 880.9
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Introducing the work of 20 of the ancient world's greatest authors, this work presents brief, readable essays, fully illustrated with quotations from modern (and some ancient) translations. The writers covered include Homer, Sappho, Herodotus, the Greek tragedians, the comic poets, sexy and subtle love poets such as Catullus, and vicious but witty satirists like Martial and Juvenal.

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Author's Bio

Peter Jones is co-founder of The Friends of Classics and one of the best-known figures in the teaching and appreciation of the Classics, a regular contributor to national newspapers and the author of many books and articles.

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