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Daphnis and Chloe

Longus
Translated by Ronald McCail

May 2009

ISBN: 9780199554959

144 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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Oxford World's Classics

Price: £8.99

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Longus' romance tells the story of two teenagers, who love each other but do not know how to make love. Divine presences mingle with peasant life in this colourful story of the mystery of love and sexual initiation. Ronald McCail's new translation is immensely readable and does full justice to one of the most popular of classical romances, a precursor to the modern novel.

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Longus

Translated by Ronald McCail, formerly Senior Lecturer in Greek, Edinburgh University