Idylls [Audiobook] download free by Theocritus

Idylls Audiobook download free by Theocritus
  • Listen audiobook: Idylls
  • Author: Theocritus
  • Release date: 2009/2/9
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780199552429
  • Rating: 9.93 of 10
  • Votes: 853
  • Review by: Freda Murray
  • Review rating: 7.13 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/29
  • Duration: 1H43M45S in 256 kbps (28.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-20
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, WMA, MP3, FLAC, WMA Lossless, WAV (compression AZW3, RAR, ISO, RZ, TAR.BZ, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 144
  • Includes a PDF summary of 13 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 9M50S (2.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Eucritus and I and pretty Amyntas turned asideTo the farm of Phrasidamus, where we sank downWith pleasure on deep-piled couches of sweet rushes,And vine leaves freshly stripped from the bush.'The Greek poet Theocritus of Syracuse (first half of the third century BC) was the inventor of 'bucolic' poetry. These vignettes of country life, centred on competitions in song and love, are the foundational poems of the western pastoral tradition. They were the principal model for Virgil in the Eclogues and their influence can be seen in the work of Petrarch and Milton. Although it is the pastoral poems for which he is chiefly famous, Theocritus also wrote hymns to the gods,brilliant mime depictions of everyday life, short narrative epics, epigrams, and encomia of the powerful. The great variety of his poems illustrates the rich and flourishing poetic culture of what was a golden age for Greek poetry. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Poetry By Individual Poets, Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 8.56 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x195x10mm
  • Weight: 114g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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