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Description - Greek Lyric Poetry by M. L. West

The early Greek lyricists and elegists (650-450 BC) produced some of the finest poetry of antiquity. Poets like Sappho, Anacreon, or Simonides remain great names today. This new and comrehensive translation - which is also the only one of its kind available - by a leading expert captures the nuances of meaning and the whole spirit of this poetry as never before.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199540396
ISBN-10: 019954039X
Format: Paperback / softback
(195mm x 127mm x 15mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - M. L. West

The late Martin West was a Fellow and Praelector at University College, Oxford, from 1963 to 1974, then Professor of Greek at Bedford and Royal Holloway Colleges London till 1991, and a Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College Oxford from 1991 to 2004. His many books include Ambient Greek Music, Iambi et Graeci Vols. I and II (second editions), An Introduction to Greek Metre (paperback) and Delectus ex Iambis et Elgis Graecis (Oxford Classical Text).

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