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Published: 14 August 2018

288 Pages | map showing the Mediterranean world of Lykophron

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198723684

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Lykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic World

Simon Hornblower

  • Complements the detailed textual discussion in the author's 2015 commentary on the Alexandra with a new assessment of the poem's importance as a political and historical document
  • Offers an original and accessible literary-historical approach to a poem usually studied as a mere literary puzzle
  • Cites passages of the poem in full and includes translations throughout for accessibility to readers at all levels of familiarity with ancient Greek