HELLENIC STUDIES SERIES
Cover: Labored in Papyrus Leaves in PAPERBACK

Hellenic Studies Series 2

Labored in Papyrus Leaves

Perspectives on an Epigram Collection Attributed to Posidippus (P. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309)

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$25.00 • £20.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674011052

Publication Date: 04/15/2004

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This colloquium volume celebrates a new Hellenistic epigram collection attributed to the third-century B.C.E. poet Posidippus, one of the most significant literary finds in recent memory. Included in this collection are an unusual variety of voices and perspectives: papyrological, art historical, archaeological, historical, literary, and aesthetic. These texts are considered as individual poems and as collective artifact, an early poetry book. The volume will be of interest to readers of Greek and Latin epigram, students of the Hellenistic period, and all readers interested in the aesthetics of poetry collection and the evolution of the poetry book in antiquity.

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