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Published: 02 May 2019

354 Pages | 2 maps and 4 black-and-white figures


ISBN: 9780198810865

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The Emergence of the Lyric Canon

Theodora A. Hadjimichael

  • Offers a detailed analysis of the process of canonization of Greek lyric poetry and elucidates the prevailing pattern in its transmission
  • Examines a broad range of primary sources, in particular specific genres, authors, philosophical schools, and scholarly activities that played a critical role in the survival of lyric poetry
  • Includes translations of Greek and Latin throughout, ensuring accessibility for readers at all levels of familiarity with ancient languages