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Published: 29 September 2021

224 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198789659

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Lucian, True History

Introduction, Text, Translation, and Commentary

Diskin Clay
Edited by James H. Brusuelas

  • Provides the Greek text alongisde a lively facing page English translation, ensuring that this edition of the True History is a useful tool for students, as well as being accessible to any interested reader.
  • Includes a detailed introduction and commentary, with notes on historical context, literary features, and language that are aimed at those who have recently begun their studies in Greek literature.
  • Showcases the wonders of Lucian's Vera Historia—which is sometimes described as a forerunner of modern science fiction and fantasy—including a trip to the moon, an interstellar war, and an interlude inside a monstrous whale.