Hellenistic Epigrams. A Selection

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December 21, 2020

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Christophe Cusset, « Hellenistic Epigrams. A Selection », Hellenistic Poetry Newsletter, ID : 10670/1.5d20t2


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Alexander Sens isbn: 9780521614818 Greek 'literary' epigrams constitute one of the most versatile and dynamic poetic forms in the Hellenistic period. Originally modeled on the anonymous epitaphs and dedications inscribed on monuments throughout antiquity, these short poems came to include a variety of subtypes and served as a vehicle for Hellenistic poets to experiment with themes and motifs from other genres. This edition introduces students to a wide selection of epigrams from the third...

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