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Greek Anthology, Volume III: Book 9: The Declamatory Epigrams By Various W.R. Paton,

  • Title: Greek Anthology, Volume III: Book 9: The Declamatory Epigrams
  • Author: Various W.R. Paton
  • ISBN: 9780674990937
  • Page: 447
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Greek Anthology Gathering of Flowers is the name given to a collection of about 4500 short Greek poems called epigrams but usually not epigrammatic by about 300 composers To the collection called Stephanus , wreath or garland made and contributed to by Meleager of Gadara 1st century BCE was added another by Philippus of Thessalonica late 1st century CE , The Greek Anthology Gathering of Flowers is the name given to a collection of about 4500 short Greek poems called epigrams but usually not epigrammatic by about 300 composers To the collection called Stephanus , wreath or garland made and contributed to by Meleager of Gadara 1st century BCE was added another by Philippus of Thessalonica late 1st century CE , a third by Diogenianus 2nd century , and much later a fourth, called the Circle , by Agathias of Myrina These lost and others also lost were partly incorporated, arranged according to contents, by Constantinus Cephalas early 10th century into fifteen books now preserved in a single manuscript of the Palatine Library at Heidelberg The grand collection was rearranged and revised by the monk Maximus Planudes 14th century who also added epigrams lost from Cephalas s compilation.The fifteen books of the Palatine Anthology are I, Christian Epigrams II, Descriptions of Statues III, Inscriptions in a temple at Cyzicus IV, Prefaces of Meleager, Philippus, and Agathias V, Amatory Epigrams VI, Dedicatory VII, Sepulchral VIII, Epigrams of St Gregory IX, Declamatory X, Hortatory and Admonitory XI, Convivial and Satirical XII, Strato s Musa Puerilis XIII, Metrical curiosities XIV, Problems, Riddles, and Oracles XV, Miscellanies Book XVI is the Planudean Appendix Epigrams on works of art.Outstanding among the poets are Meleager, Antipater of Sidon, Crinagoras, Palladas, Agathias, Paulus Silentiarius.The Loeb Classical Library edition is in five volumes Volume I contains Books I VI Volume II, Books VII VIII Volume III, Book IX Volume IV, Books X XII Volume V, Books XIII XVI.
    Greek Anthology Volume III Book The Declamatory Epigrams The Greek Anthology Gathering of Flowers is the name given to a collection of about short Greek poems called epigrams but usually not epigrammatic by about composers To the collection called

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