Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 May 2003

632 Pages | 23 halftones & line illus

ISBN: 9780199262854

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On Poems, Book I

Edited with Introduction, Translation and Commentary by Richard Janko

Philodemus Translation Series

  • The first edition of the text, with translation, of the poetic theory of the teacher of Virgil and Horace
  • Awarded the Goodwin Award of Merit by the American Philological Association
  • A contemporary translation of an ancient aesthetic theory revealing a new school of Hellenistic literary criticism

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