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Title: Later Greek Literature Yale Classical Studies - Volume Xxvii
Description: Cambridge University Press, 1982. Hardcover. ISBN: 0521239478. Light rippling to edges of about 10 pages [moisture? ]. Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. Edgewear with minor chipping along top edge of DJ. ; Theme, structure and narrative in Chariton B. P. Reardon; The importance of sophists By E. L. Bowie; Lucian: a sophist's sophist By Graham Anderson; The mendacity of Kalasiris and the narrative strategy of Heliodoros' Aithiopika By John J. Winkler; The Emperor Julian on his predecessors By G. W. Bowersock; Greek translations of Latin literature in the fourth century A. D. By Elizabeth Fisher; The empress and the poet: paganism and politics at the court of Theodosius II By Alan Cameron; Pastiche, pleasantry, prudish eroticism: the letters of ‘Aristaenetus’ By W. Geoffrey Arnott; The date and purpose of the Philopatris By Barry Baldwin; Yale Classical Studies Volume XXVII; 344 pages; During the 1980s papyrology celebrates its centenary as a branch of classical studies. Today's state of the art is reflected in the volume's contents which include editions and reeditions of texts, and papers in the many areas of classical antiquity in which our knowledge has been so immeasurably enriched by the discovery and decipherment of Greek and Latin papyri, viz. Language, government, social and economic history, law, private life. Some of the papers also have interdisciplinary ramifications, and the international cooperation that has characterised papyrology from its inception is here readily apparent in the names, languages and affiliations of the contributors.. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket .

Keywords: 0521239478 Greek Literature Late Antiquity

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