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Eubulus The Fragments

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ISBN-10: 0521604370

ISBN-13: 9780521604376

Edition: N/A

Authors: R. L. Hunter, James Diggle, Neil Hopkinson, Jonathan Powell, Michael Reeve

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Dr Hunter presents here a critical edition, with Introduction and explanatory commentary, of the fragments of Eubulus, a comic poet of the fourth century B.C. This is the first modern edition in any language of the fragments of any poet of the so-called Middle Comedy (that is, the comedy of the central part of the fourth century). The introduction discusses not only Eubulus' life and work, but also the genre of Middle Comedy as a whole and the commentary is particularly concerned with tracing in the fragments themes which are found also in both the earlier comedy of Aristophanes and the later works of Menander, Plautus and Terence. This book will be of value to those interested in ancient…    
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/5/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Introduction
Modes of heroism
Images of love
The gods and the divine
The poet and his poem
The Argonautica and its Ptolemaic context
Argonautica and Aeneid
Appendix: hen aeisma dienekes: Aristotle, Callimachus, Apollonius