Two Novels from Ancient Greece: Chariton's Callirhoe and Xenophon of Ephesos' An Ephesian Story: Anthia and Habrocomes

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Hackett Publishing - 236 pages
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These new translations of the earliest preserved novels in ancient Greek offer us a glimpse of the beginning of prose fiction in the western world. Their plots feature beautiful young lovers struggling in unlikely circumstances against impossible odds -- with an ultimately happy result.
  

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Anthia and Habrocomes
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Select Bibliography
182
Endnotes
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Stephen M. Trzaskoma is Associate Professor of Classics, The University of New Hampshire.

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