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Musaios Hero Alexandros,

by Musæus Grammaticus, Theognis ,

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1974
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1st CZECH EDITION
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Prague: Svoboda, 1974 Three translations from Greek by Julie Novakova [1] Musaios- Hero a Leandros [2] Theognis- Z myslenek Theognidovich [3] Verse na Bozloucenou= Elegies. 79p.. 1st CZECH EDITION. Soft Cover. Fine/Near Fine.
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The Idylls of Theocritus , Translated from the Greek By Robert Wells

by Theocritus

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1988
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1st UK Edition
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9780856357114
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Manchester: Carcanet Press Ltd., 1988 "European literature would be unimaginable without Theocritus ... but the lack of a convincing modern verse translation of the Greek has meant that he is more mentioned than read. Robert wells has now supplied this lack" 160p.. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. As New/Fine.
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The Sappho Companion

by Reynolds, Margaret

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2001
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First Pbk.Ed..
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9780099738619
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London: Vintage, 2001 "This remarkable anthology displays the way different periods have taken Sappho's haunting story, bringing together many difefrent kinds of work.We see her image change, recreated in Ovid's poetry and Boccaccio's takes, in translations by Pope, Rossetti, Swinburne and Baudelaire, and in the modern versions of Eavan Boland,Rith Pradel and Jeantte Winterson." 422p. bibliography.index.. First Pbk.Ed... Soft Cover.… Read more
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The Sappho Companion

by Reynolds, Margaret

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2001
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1st US Edition.
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9780312239244
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New York: Palgrave / St.Martin's Press, 2001 'This remarkable anthology displays the way different periods have taken Sappho's haunting story, bringing together many different kinds of work.We see her image change, recreated in Ovid's poetry and Boccaccio's takes, in translations by Pope, Rossetti, Swinburne and Baudelaire, and in the modern versions of Evan Boland,Ruth Pradel and Jeanette Winterson." 422p.bibliography.index.. 1st… Read more
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History of Classical Greek Literature Vol I : The Poets (with an Appendix on Homer By Prof, Sayce)

by Mahaffy, J.P.[ John Pentland]

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Published
1880
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1st US Ed..
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1880 An original vintage copy NOTa reproduction (Volume I of a 2 Volume set - will NOT be sold seperately) Clean, tight, unmarked text. Scuffing to head and foot of spine, corners slightly bumped. 1st US Ed... Cloth. Very Good.
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The Odes of Pindar (Loeb Classical Library)

by Pindar

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Published
1978
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Near Fine
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Reprint.
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9780434990566
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London: William Heinemann, 1978 Reprint of the revised editon published in 1937. Parallel Greek and English texts. 635p. index. Name of previous owner on ffep, else fine. Reprint.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Illus. by Trans. J.E.Sandys.
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Swans and Amber : Some Early Greek Lyrics, Freely Adapted and Translated

by Thompson,Dorothy Burr

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Published
1948
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1st.Can Ed..
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Toronto: University of Toronto Pr. ., 1948 Anthology of Greek Lyric poems, 193p. illus.maps on endpapers.(The author was an archaeologist involved in the excavations of the Athenian Agora with her husband Homer Thompson, and was also a former Acting Director of the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto). 1st.Can Ed... Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Swans and Amber : Some Early Greek Lyrics, Freely Adapted and Translated

by Thompson,Dorothy Burr

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1948
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Toronto: University of Toronto Pr. ., 1948 Anthology of Greek Lyric poems, 193p. illus.maps on endpapers.(The author was an archaeologist involved in the excavations of the Athenian Agora with her husband Homer Thompson, and was also a former Acting Director of the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto). 1st.Can Ed... Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Greek Lyric Poetry including the Complete Poetry of Sappho

by Barnstone,Willis (Ed) Sappho

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
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Reprint
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9780805203394
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New York: Schocken Books, 1972 Willis Barnstone has augmented his widely used anthology of the Greek lyric poets with eleven newly attributed Sappho poems, making this the most complete offering of Sappho in English. Two new sections - "Sources and Notes" and "Sappho: Her Life and Poems" - provide the student with the classical sources and an appraisal of this… Read more
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Siirler / Poems [IN TURKISH]

by Sappho [Safo]

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1999
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Reissue
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Istanbul: Cumhuriyet Gazetesi, 1999 Series : Dunya Klasikleri Dizisi : 28. Ceviri ve Uzewrine Konusmalar Azra Erhat & Cengiz Bektas. Reissue. Softcover. As New. Illus. by Trans : Azra Erhat & Cengiz Bektas.
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The Classical Tradition in Poetry

by Murray, Gilbert

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1957
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2nd Ed.
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London: Vintage, 1957 A survey of the influence of Greek classical poetis metres and literary forms on English literature . Produced for the Charles Eliot Norton lectures on poetry at Harvard, first published in 1927. 229p + x p, index. Crisp tight copy in neat wraps. An original vintage copy, NOT one you have to wait to get printed. 2nd… Read more
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From the Greek Anthology: Poems in English Paraphrase

by Fitts, Dudley (Ed.)

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Published
1957
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1st UK Edition.
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London: Faber & Faber, 1957 Text clean and crisp, some tanning of endpapers. 1st UK Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Aspects of Death in Early Greek Art and Poetry

by Vermeule, Emily

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Published
1979
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Fine
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1st US Ed..
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9780520034051
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Berkeley CA: University of California Press, 1979 Sather Classical Lectures (46) "The ancient Greeks devoted a significant portion of their poetic and artistic energy to exploring themes of death. Vermeule examines the facts and fictions of Greek death, including burial and mourning, visions of the underworld, souls and ghosts, the value of heroic death in battle, the quest for immortality,… Read more
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Jousts of Aphrodite: Erotic Verse translated from the original Greek

by Kelly, Michael [trans]

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Published
1986
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Near Fine
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First Thus
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9780948259050
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London: Forest Books, 1986 "The erotic content of the Greek Anthology . has long been consigned to the obscurity of specialized academic study. Hers in his humorous and lyrical modern adaptations, Michael Kelly recaptures for the modern reader the essence of the originals - unashamed enjoyment of sex and the celebration of sensual love.95p. Embossed ownership tamsp, else fine.. First… Read more
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Some Copies of Poems Translated Paraphrastically out of Anacreon

by Anacreon

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First Thus
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Mount Vernon: Golden Eagle Press Limited Edition. (2,000 copies) printed on nice cream deckle edge vellum paper in a fine and unsual type font. nd (c 1940?]. First Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Trans.Abraham Crowley.
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Lyrics and Epigrams From the Greek Anthology

by Dakin, Laurence

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Published
1970
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First Thus
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Montreal: Chateau Books, 1970 First Thus. French Wraps. Near Fine.
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Two Hundred Poems from the Greek Anthology

by Skelton, Robin (Ed)

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Published
1971
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1st.Can Ed..
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9780771081767
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1971 1st.Can Ed... Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Greece in Poetry : With Paintings, Drawings, Photographs, and Other Works of Art

by Zafiropoulos, Simoni (editor)

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Published
1993
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Fine
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1st.US Ed..
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9780810933798
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New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1993 A beautiful book combining an anthology of Greek poets (both ancient and modern) with wonderful photographs and paintings. 176p. illus (some col) bibliography indexes. NICE TO SEND AS A GIFT. 1st.US Ed... Fine/Fine.
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Sappho of Lesbos: Her Life and Times

by Weigall, Arthur

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Published
1982
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1st Can Ed.
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New York: Frederick A.Stokes, 1982 (Small stamp on title page states " Canadian Edition For Sale in Canada only") A solid, scholarly and interesting biography of this poetess, including "Every known fragment of Sappho's poetry is quoted in full .(using) the Greek text as edited by J.M.Edmonds in his Lyra Greca" . The notion that there were two Sapphos-one the… Read more
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Sappho's Immortal Daughters

by Williamson, Margaret

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Published
1998
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Fine
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9780674789135
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Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1998 Soft Cover. Fine.
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