Bibliography:

Complete Poems

Robert Fagles; Bacchylides; Adam Parry

ISBN:

9780300075526

Publisher:

Yale Univ Pr

Publication Date:

1998

Binding:

Softcover

Synopsis:
Discovered in an Egyptian papyrus in 1896, the lyrics of Bacchylides are one of the great treasures of Greek poetry. These exquisite choral odes celebrate victories in the Pythian, Isthmian, Nemean, and Olympic games and chronicle the classical gods and heroes, eloquently revealing to us the spirit and world of Golden Age Greece. The poems are brilliantly translated by Robert Fagles, recently hailed by Garry Wills in the New Yorker as "the best living translator of ancient Greek drama, lyric poetry, and epic into modern English". First published in 1961, the book now includes a new translator's note by Fagles.

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Other editions: Softcover - 1998, Softcover - 1997, Hardcover - 1996, 1995, Hardcover - 1990, Softcover - 1984, Hardcover - 1982, Softcover - 1978, 1978


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