Authors: C. A. Trypanis, Thomas Gelzer, Cedric Whitman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975-06 - Publisher: Loeb Classical Library
Callimachus of Cyrene, born ca. 310 BCE, after studying philosophy at Athens, became a teacher of grammar and poetry at Alexandria. Ptolemy II Philadelphus of Egypt (reigned 285?247) made him when still young a librarian in the new library at Alexandria; he prepared a great catalogue of its books. Callimachus
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-27 - Publisher: BRILL
A study of the literary reception of the love-story of Hero and Leander and its popularity from classical times to the present in different genres, from epigram to epic, and including drama, opera, burlesques and modern experimental works.