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Achilles Tatius

Achilles Tatius

Achilles Tatius

by Achilles Tatius

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Published by Harvard University Press, W. Heinemann in Cambridge, Mass, London .
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Edition Notes

Statementwith an English translation by S. Gaselee.
SeriesThe Loeb classical library [Greek authors]
ContributionsGaselee, Stephen, tr.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 461 p.
Number of Pages461
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23315185M

  Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon is the most bizarre and risque of the five 'Greek novels' of idealized love between boy and girl that survive from the period of the Roman empire. Stretching the capacity of the genre to its limits, Achilles' narrative covers adultery, violence, evisceration, pederasty, virginity-testing, and (of course /5(). Achilles Tatius, Tim Whitmarsh (Translator), Helen Morales (Introduction) Published by Oxford University Press, USA () ISBN ISBN

^The “early dating of holds, Achilles Tatius’ novel must have been written ‘nearer than ’” Albert Henrichs, Culture In Pieces: Essays on Ancient Texts in Honour of Peter Parsons, eds. Dirk Obbink, Richard Rutherford, Oxford University Press, , .   Achilles Tatius, with an English translation by S. Gaselee by Achilles Tatius; Gaselee, S. (Stephen), Publication date Publisher London Heinemann Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto LanguagePages:

Product Information. Achilles Tatius was a Greek from Alexandria in Egypt; he is now believed to have flourished in the second century CE. Of his life nothing is known, though the Suidas says he became a Christian and a bishop and wrote a work on etymology, one on the sphere, and an account of great men. Achilles Tatius was a Greek from Alexandria in Egypt; he is now believed to have flourished in the second century his life nothing is known, though the Suidas says he became a Christian and a bishop and wrote a work on etymology, one on the sphere, and an account of great men. He is famous however for his surviving novel in eight books, The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon, one of.


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Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon is the most bizarre and risque of the five "Greek novels" of idealized love between boy and girl that survive from the time of the Roman empire.

Stretching the capacity of the genre to its limits, Achilles' narrative covers adultery, violence, disembowelment, pederasty, virginity-testing, and a /5. Full text of "Achilles Tatius, with an English translation by S. Gaselee" See other formats.

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This is a reproduction of a boo 3/5. Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon is the most Achilles Tatius book and risque of the five "Greek novels" of idealized love between boy and girl that survive from the time of the Roman empire. Stretching the capacity of the genre to its limits, Achilles' narrative covers adultery, violence, disembowelment, pederasty, virginity-testing, and a 4/5(2).

About this Item: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, Hardcover. xvi, ,12mo,Bound in green cloth with gilt spine lettering,Achilles Tatius was a Greek novelist, who wrote one of five surviving complete novels in ancient Greek, 'Leucippe and Cleitophon', not to be confused with the 'other' Achilles.

Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon is a "Greek novel" composed in the second century AD. Like the other five novels that survive from this period, it focuses on the mutual love of a boy and a girl and the travails and obstacles that prevent them from consummating that love.3/5(1).

Achilles Tatius flourished in the second century AD. Of the his life nothing is known, though the Suidas claims he became a Christian and a bishop and wrote works on etymology, the sphere and an account of great men.

Leucippe and Clitophon opens with an unnamed narrator, who visits the Phoenician city of Sidon, where he is approached by a 4/5(32). Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Achilles Tatius books online. Free delivery worldwide Achilles Tatius book over 20 million titles.

PUBLIUS PAPINIUS STATIUS was a Roman poet who flourished in the late C1st A.D. during the reign of the Emperor Domitian. He was the author of a collection of dedicatory poems known as the Silvae, the epic Thebaid in twelve books, and the unfinished last two works relate the stories of the Seven Against Thebes and the youth of Achilles respectively.

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Leucippe and Clitophon, written in the second century CE, is exceptional among the ancient romances in being a first-person narrative: the adventures of the young couple are recounted by the hero himself. Achilles Tatius's style is notable for descriptive detail and for his engaging digressions.

Achilles Tatius, Leucippe et Clitophon. Rudolf Hercher, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All Search Options [ view abbreviations] Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue.

Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position. Author: Achilles Tatius; Publisher: Delphi Classics ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The sole surviving work of Achilles Tatius, a Greek writer from Alexandria, is a novel in eight books, ‘The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon’, one of the five surviving Ancient Greek romances.

Achilles Tatius. Erotici Scriptores Graeci, Vol 1. Rudolf Hercher. in aedibus B. Teubneri. Leipzig. Keyboarding. Google Digital Humanities Awards Program provided support for entering this text. The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon - Delphi Complete Works of Achilles Tatius (Illustrated) Book 71 The sole surviving work of Achilles Tatius, a Greek writer from Alexandria, is a novel in eight books, ‘The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon’, one of the five surviving Ancient Greek : Achilles Tatius.

Achilles Tatius, (flourished 2nd century ad, Alexandria), author of Leucippe and Cleitophon, one of the Greek prose romances that influenced the development of the novel centuries later.

Nothing certain is known of Achilles’ life. Some Byzantine sources called him a rhetor (“teacher of rhetoric”). In the Suda lexicon of the 10th century ad, he is described as a Christian and—dubiously.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Achilles Tatius. A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Achilles Tatius: The Greek Romances of Heliodorus, Longus, and Achilles Tatius: Comprising The Ethiopics, or, Adventures of Theagenes and Chariclea; The Pastoral Amours of Daphnis and Chloe; and The Loves of Clitopho and Leucippe (London: G.

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"Achilles Tatius was a Greek from Alexandria in Egypt; he is now believed to have flourished in the second century CE. Of his life nothing is known, though the Suidas says he became a Christian and a bishop and wrote a work on etymology, one on the sphere, and an account of great men.

Achilles Tatius was a native of Alexandria, commonly assigned to the second or third century of the Christian æra, but considered by the best critics to have flourished after Heliodorus, to whom he is looked upon as next in point of literary merit, and whom he has more or less imitated in various parts of his works, like him frequently introducing into the thread of his narrative the Egyptian.

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Of his life nothing is known, though the Suidas says he became a Christian and a bishop and wrote a work on etymology, one on the sphere, and an account of great men. He is famous however for his surviving novel in eight books, The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon, one of Price: $Book 71 The sole surviving work of Achilles Tatius, a Greek writer from Alexandria, is a novel in eight books, ‘The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon’, one of the five surviving Ancient Greek romances.

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