Callimachus

An introduction to, text of, and commentary on Callimachus' Aetia (`Causes'), an important and influential poem written in Alexandria in the third century BC. Previously lost, it has now been largely reconstructed from papyrus finds.

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Callimachus
Language: en
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Authors: John Ferguson
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Type: BOOK - Published: 1980 - Publisher:

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Callimachus
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Susan A. Stephens
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-27 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Callimachus was arguably the most important poet of the Hellenistic age, for two reasons: his engagement with previous theorists of poetry and his wide-ranging poetic experimentation. Of his poetic oeuvre, which exceeded what we now have of Theocritus, Aratus, Posidippus, and Apollonius combined, only his six hymns and around fifty
The Poems of Callimachus
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Callimachus, Kallimachos, Cal·límac, Professor and Chairman Department of Classics Frank Nisetich
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

This important new verse translation (with introduction and commentary) of the third-century BC poet Callimachus will be indispensable to the serious student, and to all who want to understand why he was rated by the ancients as second to none but Homer.
Callimachus II
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Groningen workshops on Hellenistic poetry
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Peeters Publishers

"This volume contains a wide range of articles. It provides a survey of current developments in research on one of the most influential authors of Hellenistic poetry and reflects the large amount of scholarly interest in Callimachus during the last decade. In the papers there is a particular focus on
Callimachus and His Critics
Language: en
Pages: 548
Authors: Alan Cameron
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-14 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Callimachus has usually been seen as the archetypal ivory-tower poet, the epitome if not the inventor of the concept of art for art's sake, author of erudite works written to be read in book form by fellow poets and scholars. Abundant evidence, much of it assembled here for the first