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Albert’s Anthology

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$20.00 • £16.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674980549

Publication Date: 06/05/2017

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250 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

5 color illustrations, 1 halftone

Harvard University Department of the Classics > Loeb Classical Monographs

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Albert’s Anthology comprises 76 brief and informal reflections on a line or two of Greek or Latin poetry—and a few prose quotations and artistic objects—composed by colleagues and students of Albert Henrichs on the occasion of his retirement in Spring 2017. Appointed Professor of Greek and Latin at Harvard University at the age of thirty in 1973 and Eliot Professor of Greek in 1984, Professor Henrichs has devoted his scholarly career to Greek literature and religion—especially his favorite Greek god, Dionysos—and to incomparably enthusiastic teaching of countless students at both the graduate and undergraduate level. His scholarship and dedication are legendary. This volume is offered to a brilliant and beloved scholar with gratitude, affection, and respect.

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