Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 January 2019

496 Pages


ISBN: 9780199216192

Bookseller Code (AJ)

Oxford Readings in Greek Lyric Poetry

Edited by Ian Rutherford

Oxford Readings in Classical Studies

  • Brings together eighteen of the best and most influential essays to be published on lyric poetry over the last four decades
  • Translates for the first time three papers which have previously been inaccessible to an English language audience
  • Covers both discussions of general themes in Greek lyric poetry and studies of individual poets, including Alcman, Alkaios, Hesiod, Simonides, and Sappho
  • Includes a thorough and up-to-date synoptic introduction and a comprehensive bibliography, setting the collated essays in the context of broader scholarship

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