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Daphnis and Chloe - a book by Longus

Daphnis and Chloe

Daphnis and Chloe( )
Author: Longus,
Introduction by: Saintsbury, George
Travers, Martin
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $8.99
Book Description:

IT IS unnecessary to speak at length of this very delightful little book, because a great deal has been written about it already for those who desire elaborate information of a learned kind; perhaps also because the bulk of what has been so written is pure guess work. We have no evidence whatever about the personality of Longus, and no trustworthy evidence about his date. One scholar has called his Greek prava - that is to say, "depraved Greek," "kitchen Greek," "dog-Greek" :...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.48 Inches
Book Weight:0.84 Pounds
Author Biography
Longus (Author)
The pastoral Daphnis and Chloe, the best of the ancient Greek romances, is attributed to Longus. Nothing is known of his life except what he states in his prologue to the work. His passionate love story of two foundlings raised together by shepherds on Lesbos is sweetly told and has been persistently admired for its bucolic charm.


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