The Idylls of Theocritus
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Published by W W Norton & Co Inc .
Written in English


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Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7450523M
ISBN 100393000737
ISBN 109780393000733
OCLC/WorldCa234287197

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Idylls [Theocritus] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. edition. Excerpt.   Based on the original Greek text, this accurate and fluent translation is the only edition of the complete Idylls currently in print. It includes an accessible introduction by Richard Hunter that describes what is known of Theocritus, the poetic tradition and Theocritus' innovations and what exactly is meant by "bucolic" : Oxford University Press. Idylls by Theocritus, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Theocritus Theocritus, Used. The Idylls Epigrams and other poems of Theocritus with the poems of Bion and Moschus. Theocritus, Bion, Moschus. Translations, preface and introduction by James Henry Hallard. Poor. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In poor.

IDYLL 1 IDYLL 1. Thyrsis and an unnamed goatherd elaborately compliment each other’s musical ability. The goatherd promises an ivy-wood cup, which he describes at length, if Thyrsis will perform his famous song about the death of Daphnis. Theocritus ( BC) was the most important of the Greek bucolic poets and the one who established for the pastoral its formal characteristics, setting and tone which it was to retain for centuries. His most distinctive poems or "idylls" evoke the life and rustic arts of the shepherds of his native Sicily, maintaining a balance between. Theocritus, (born c. bc, Syracuse, Sicily [Italy]—died after bc), Greek poet, the creator of pastoral poems were termed eidyllia (“ idylls”), a diminutive of eidos, which may mean “little poems.”. There are no certain facts as to Theocritus’s life beyond those supplied by the idylls themselves. Certainly he lived in Sicily and at various times in Cos and. The Idylls has, therefore, exerted tremendous influence on European literature. The Idylls is a collection of thirty short poems ascribed to Theocritus in antiquity, perhaps incorrectly.

Idylls Of Theocritus: Theocritus: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Your Store Deals Store Gift Cards Sell Help 4/5(1).   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Idylls, Theocritus, The Greek bucolic poets, Theocritus, Bion and Moschus, Bucolici Graeci, The idylls and epigrams, Theocriti Syracusii quae supersunt, The idylls of Theocritus, Bion, and Moschus. The idylls of Theocritus. [Theocritus; Robert Wells] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Theocritus; Robert Wells. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes. Idylls by Theocritus (Book) 42 editions published between and in 3 languages and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.