By Peter Bing,Regina Höschele
The first whole English translation of Aristaenetus in approximately 3 centuries
Through allusion and adaption of past authors, Aristaenetus recounts stories which are the stuff of comedy, erotic poetry, and historic novel. right here we learn of enthusiasts who use each trope of erotic literature to compliment their beloveds in over-the-top speeches. Aristaenetus amazes us with stories of paramours hatching advanced schemes to accomplish their wants, whereas wily go-betweens aid gentle their manner. He provides us with money owed of untrue spouses who slightly keep away from catch in the course of hair-raising and a laugh infidelities. This 6th century assortment is ideal for an individual drawn to classical and postclassical literature.
- English translation and Greek textual content on dealing with pages
- Introduction with historical past of the text
- Discussion of intertextual connections with Greco-Roman authors
Peter Bing is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of the Classics at Emory college. His books comprise The Well-Read Muse: current and prior in Callimachus and the Hellenistic Poets (Michigan Classics Press), The Scroll and The Marble: stories in examining and Reception in Hellenistic Poetry (University of Michigan Press), and the co-authored Games of Venus: An Anthology of Greek and Roman Erotic Verse from Sappho to Ovid (Routledge).
Regina Höschele is affiliate Professor of Classics on the college of Toronto. She is the writer of Verrückt nach Frauen: Der Epigrammatiker Rufin and Die blütenlesende Muse: Poetik und Textualität antiker Epigrammsammlungen (both from Gunter Narr Verlag).
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Aristaenetus, Erotic Letters (Writings from the Greco-Roman World Book 32) by Peter Bing,Regina Höschele