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Modern Greek poems.

Theodore Stephanides

Modern Greek poems.

by Theodore Stephanides

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Published by [Printed by Hazell, Watson & Viney] in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- Translations from Greek, Modern.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSelected and rendered into English by Theodore Ph. Stephanides and George C. Katsimbalis.
    GenreTranslations from Greek, Modern.
    ContributionsKatsimpalēs, Geōrgios Kōnstantinou, 1899-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination76 p.
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22915646M

      Poetry. Translated from the Greek by many hands. Greece for the past century has given the world some of its finest poetry. Nanos Valaortis and Thanasis Maskaleris distinguished poets, critics, and the anthology's principal translators provide new translations of works by Constantine P. Cavafy, perhaps the greatest of all the Greek modernists; Nobel Prize winner Odysseus E/5(8).   The fifth book of the Greek Anthology is filled with 'Erotic' poems. Most are tame; some are funny; and a few are just dreadful. Today, a few using a fine Greek verb βινεῖν (binein). Killaktoros "Screwing is sweet: who claims otherwise? But when it costs Money, it is bitterer than hellebore." ῾Αδὺ τὸ βινεῖν.

    Print book: Poetry: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Greek poetry, Modern -- 20th century -- Translations into English. Greek poetry, Modern. More like this: Similar Items. Edmund Keeley (in collaboration with Philip Sherrard, whose book The Marble Threshing Floor, , was a pioneering study of modern Greek poetry) is one of the preeminent translators of modern.

    Ancient Greek literature is literature written in the Ancient Greek language from the earliest texts until the time of the Byzantine earliest surviving works of ancient Greek literature, dating back to the early Archaic period, are the two epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey, set in an idealized archaic past today identified as having some relation to the Mycenaean era. By Orestes Varvitsiotes Modern Greek poetry carries on in the tradition of an enduring legacy, which has its roots in the poetry of Homer and Hesiod, the lyric poets and the dramatists of antiquity, and the bucolic and epigrammatic poetry of the Hellenistic period; after stagnating during the Roman period, it is revived again in the Byzantine and Venetian era, and then flourished as demotic.


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