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Fables / / Babrius ; with an English translation by Ben Edwin Perry



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Autore: Babrius Visualizza persona
Titolo: Fables / / Babrius ; with an English translation by Ben Edwin Perry Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Cambridge, MA : , : Harvard University Press, , 2014
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource
Soggetto topico: Classical poetry - Translations into English
Classical poetry
Fables, Classical - Stories, plots, etc
Fables, Classical - Translations into English
Fables, Classical
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Persona (resp. second.): Phaedrus
PerryB. E. <1892-1968, > (Ben Edwin)
Babrius
Note generali: Includes indexes.
Nota di contenuto: INTRODUCTION: The aesopic fable in antiquity. Nature and origin of fable. Aesop. Babrius. Phaedrus -- BABRIUS: Introduction. Text and translation of the metrically extant fables -- PHAEDRUS: Introduction. Text and translation of the metrically extant fables -- APPENDIX: An analytical survey of Greek and Latin fables in the Aesopic tradition -- INDICES: Index of fables. Index of proper nouns and adjectives occurring within the fables.
Sommario/riassunto: Babrius's humorous and pointed fables in Greek verse probably date from the first century CE. From the same period come the lively fables in Latin verse written by Phaedrus, which satirize social and political life in Augustan Rome.
Titolo autorizzato: Fables  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 0-674-99480-9
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 996214860403316
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