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Published by A.M. Hakkert in Amsterdam .
Written in English


  • Theocritus.,
  • Ptolemy II Philadelphus, King of Egypt -- In literature.,
  • Theocritus -- Literary style.,
  • Greek language, Hellenistic (300 B.C.-600 A.D.) -- Style.

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Edition Notes

StatementMary Ann Rossi.
SeriesClassical and Byzantine monographs ;, vol. 15
LC ClassificationsPA4444 .R65 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 249 p. ;
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1936553M
ISBN 109025606385, 9025609678
LC Control Number90154894

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Theocritus' Idyll XVII: a stylistic commentary. [Mary Ann Rossi; Theocritus.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ann Rossi; Theocritus. Find more information about: ISBN: Rossi, Mary Ann. and Theocritus. Theocritus' Idyll XVII: a stylistic commentary / Mary Ann Rossi A.M. Hakkert Amsterdam Australian/Harvard Citation. Rossi, Mary Ann. & Theocritus. , Theocritus' Idyll XVII: a stylistic commentary / Mary Ann . Idylls by Theocritus, Richard Hunter, unknown edition, Sixe idillia: that is, sixe small, or petty poems, or aeglogves, chosen out of the right famous Sicilian poet Theocritvs, and translated into English verse. Try the new Google Books. eBook - FREE. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books; Amazon; Find in a library IDYLL XVII. THE BRIDAL of HELEN. IDYLL XXVI. IDYLL XXVIII. IDYLL XXXI. Theocritus, Charles Stuart Calverley Full view - Theocritus.

  Theocritus, BCE BCE: Translator: Calverley, Charles Stuart, Title: Theocritus, translated into English Verse Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Country life -- Poetry Subject: Pastoral poetry, Greek -- Translations into English Subject: City and town life. Theocritus is perhaps the originator of the literary genre of pastoral poetry. The Idylls has, therefore, exerted tremendous influence on European literature. The Idylls is a collection of thirty. Theocritus has 88 books on Goodreads with ratings. Theocritus’s most popular book is Idylls. Idyll 13 is addressed to him, and 28 compliments his wife Theugenis; Epigram 8 mentions a dedication of his to the god of healing. Eight of his own epigrams survive (HE –86). Two lines are extant from his response to this idyll: “It’s true, Theocritus: Love has taught many men to be poets who were uninspired before” (SH ).

Theocritus: Idylls and Epigrams, () translated by Daryl Hine, Atheneum, New York. Theocritus - A Selection, () commentary by Richard Hunter, Cambridge. Theocritus, The Idylls of Theocritus, tr. Robert Wells () Theocritus: Idylls, () translated by Anthony Verity with an introduction and notes by Richard Hunter, Oxford University. idyll v. the battle of the bards idyll vi. the drawn battle idyll vii. harvest-home idyll viii. the triumph of daphnis idyll ix. pastorals idyll x. the two workmen idyll xi. the giant's wooing idyll xii. the comrades idyll xiii. hylas idyll xiv. the love of aeschines idyll xv. the festival of adonis idyll xvi. the value of song idyll xvii. IDYLL 2 IDYLL 2. Simaetha has been abandoned by her lover Delphis. In the first section of the poem (1–63), she performs magic rites. In the second section (64–), having sent away her servant Thestylis, she tells the Moon the story of her passion—how she first saw Delphis, how she began to sicken for love, how she summoned him to her house, his smooth talk, their lovemaking, and his. Today, Theocritus is primarily of interest to those looking for the historic antecedents of homoerotic poetry; the poet wrote the 14th, 15th, and 17th Idylls in honor of his patron, Ptolemy Soter. There is also a poem to a beautiful youth that is considered from that s: