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A classical storybook, selected and edited by Morris Bishop. Drawings by Alison Mason Kingsbury.

Ithaca, Cornell University Press [1970] .
ISBN 0801405777, 9780801405778

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
PA 3621 .B5 (show me on map) Off-site
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
PA3621 .B5 Off-site
Subjects Classical literature -- Translations into English.
Classical literature.
Greece -- Literary collections.
LitteĢrature ancienne -- Traductions anglaises.
Rome (Empire)
Rome -- Literary collections.
Description vii, 245 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Also issued online.
Summary Comedy, tragedy, realism and fantasy are woven into this collection of Greek and Roman narratives of love, war, and sea adventures.
Contents 1. The Greeks: Ulysses and Nausicaa / Homer ; Rhampsinitus and the robbers / Herodotus ; The ring of Polycrates / Herodotus ; Zopyrus, the double agent / Herodotus ; The wooing of Agarista / Herodotus ; The Euboean hunter / Dio Chrysostom ; Chaereas and Callirhoe / Chariton ; True history / Lucian ; Daphnis and Chloe / Longus ; An Ethiopian story / Heliodorus ; Alexander, the Brahmins, and Queen Candace / Pseudo-Callisthenes -- 2. The Romans: The tragedy of Dido and Aeneas / Virgil ; Pyramus and Thisbe / Ovid ; Philemon and Baucis / Ovid ; Pygmalion / Ovid ; Trimalchio's dinner / Petronius ; Thelypgron's story / Apuleius ; The story of the gentlewoman / Apuleius ; Androclus and the lion / Aulus Gellius.
Genre Literary collections.
Geographic Area Greece
Middle East
Africa, North
Network Numbers (OCoLC)98080
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bishop, Morris, 1893-1973,
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