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Ancient Macedonian Poets - Poseidippus of Cassandreia, Poseidippus of Pella, Adaeus, Antipater of Thessalonica, Samus, Philippus of Thessalonica (Paperback) Loot Price: R206
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Ancient Macedonian Poets - Poseidippus of Cassandreia, Poseidippus of Pella, Adaeus, Antipater of Thessalonica, Samus,...

Ancient Macedonian Poets - Poseidippus of Cassandreia, Poseidippus of Pella, Adaeus, Antipater of Thessalonica, Samus, Philippus of Thessalonica (Paperback)

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Chapters: Poseidippus of Cassandreia, Poseidippus of Pella, Adaeus, Antipater of Thessalonica, Samus, Philippus of Thessalonica, Parmenion, Macedonius of Thessalonica, Antiphanes of Macedon, Epigonus of Thessalonica. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 30. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Poseidippus of Cassandreia or Posidippus (Greek: ) (316 BC ca. 250 BC) son of Cyniscus, a Macedonian who lived in Athens, was a celebrated comic poet of the New Comedy. He produced his first play in the third year after Menander had died, (289 BC). Cooks held an important position in his list of characters. According to Aulus Gellius, Latin comic poets had imitated Poseidippus. His success is shown in a beautiful portrait and sitting statue in the Vatican, which is considered a masterpiece of classical art. In studying Poseidippus' language, Augustus Meineke has detected some new words and old words used in a new sense, completely unknown to the best Attic writers. According to Suidas he wrote 40 plays of which the following titles and fragments are preserved. But Poseidippus the comic writer, in his Pornoboscus, says: The man who never went to sea has never shipwrecked been. But we have been more miserable than monomachs.Athenaeus: The Deipnosophists 4.150 F Now the comic poet Poseidippus says of her these words, in The Woman from Ephesus (Ephesia): Phryne was once the most illustrious of us courtesans by far. And even though you are too young to remember that time, you must at least have heard of her trial. Although she was thought to have wrought too great injury to men's lives, she nevertheless captured the court when tried for her life, and, clasping the hands of the judges, one by one, she with the help of her tears saved her life at last.Athenaeus: The Deipnosophists Book 13 His statue in th...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1438627

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
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Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-44603-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-44603-5
Barcode: 9781157446033

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