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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Oxford World"s Classics

ContributionsHelen Morales (Introduction), Tim Whitmarsh (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7383343M
ISBN 100192804278
ISBN 109780192804273


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Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon is a "Greek novel" composed in the second century AD. Like the other five novels that survive from this period, it focuses on the mutual love of a boy and a girl and the travails and obstacles that prevent them from consummating that love.3/5(1).

Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon is the most bizarre and risque of the five "Greek novels" of idealized love between boy and girl that survive from the time of the Roman empire.

Stretching the capacity of the genre to its limits, Achilles' narrative covers adultery, violence, disembowelment, pederasty, virginity-testing, and a /5. Leucippe and Clitophon - Ebook written by Achilles Tatius.

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chapter. This book also has a well-developed introduction with a timeline put this novel in the historical context. Furthermore, the explanatory notes at the end help clear up any obscure cultural or social references.

The plot of Leucippe and Clitophon is meant to be universal, though at times you will have to suspend your disbelief.4/5(2). Achilles Tatius was a Greek from Alexandria in Egypt; he is now believed to have flourished in the second century his life nothing is known, though the Suidas says he became a Christian and a bishop and wrote a work on etymology, one on the sphere, and an account of great men.

He is famous however for his surviving novel in eight books, The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon, one of. PREFACE This book is about desire, knowledge and sight. It is a literary studyofAchillesTatius’novel,anditsconfigurationsoftheeye. The Greek Novels have moved from the margins to the centre-stage over recent decades, not just because of their literary qualities and thrilling narratives, but also because they offer revealing insights into the culture of the Greek world of the Roman Empire: sexual mores, the Pages: Leucippe and Clitophon is the key source for The Story of Hysmine and Hysminias, by the 12t- century AD Greek author Eustathius Macrembolites (or Eumathius).

This book was frequently translated in. Achilles Tatius: Leucippe and Clitophon Books I-II (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics) [Whitmarsh, Tim] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Achilles Tatius: Leucippe and Clitophon Books I-II (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)Brand: Cambridge University Press.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Leucippe and Clitophon: books I-II.

Leucippe and Clitophon, written in the second century CE, is exceptional among the ancient romances in being a first-person narrative: the adventures of the young couple are recounted by the hero himself. Achilles Tatius's style is notable for descriptive detail and for his engaging digressions.

He is famous however for his surviving novel in eight books, The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon, one of the best Greek love stories. Clitophon relates to a friend the various difficulties which he and Leucippe had to overcome before they are happily united.

The story is full of incident and readers are kept in suspense. Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon, the most influential of the novels in antiquity, remains the favourite of many. With its freewheeling plotline, its setting on the edge of the Greek world (in modern Lebanon), its ironic play with the reader's expectations and its sallies into obscenity, it represents a new, mature, sophisticated stage.

Firm original full parchment binding with squares; spine with 4 raised bands and title handwritten on the first section at the top; blue edges. Elegant illustrated title page with title within an aedicula at the top with a horse scene underneath; 22 unnumbered pages; numbered pages; 28 unnumbered pages of indexes; 2 unnumbered pages of Errata.

Text in Latin and Greek. From Wikipedia. Leucippe and Clitophon. Philadelphia, George Barrie & Son [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Achilles Tatius.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: This edition limited to copies, of which this is no. Clitophon relates to a friend the various difficulties which he and Leucippe had to overcome before they are happily united.

The story is full of incident and readers are kept in suspense. There are many digressions giving scientific facts, myths, meditations, and so on, the interest of which redeems irrelevance/5().

"This book, the first published monograph on Achilles Tatius, is a study of Leucippe and Clitophon in its literary and visual contexts. It presents fresh insights into the work's narrative complexities and interpretative difficulties. It is particularly concerned with the novel's obsessions with the eye, with theories, descriptions and metaphorics of the visual.

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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and Brand: Oxford University Press, USA. Brand new Book. Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon (composed in the second century AD) is the most bizarre and risque of the four 'Greek novels' of idealized love between boy and girl that survive from the period of the Roman empire.

Stretching the capacity of the genre to the limits, Achilles Tatius' narrative covers adultery, violence. ACHILLES TATIUS was a Greek of Alexandria in Egypt whose date is undertain. Of his life nothing is known, though 'Suidas' says he became a Christian and a bishop and wrote a work on etymology, one on the sphere, and a mixed narration about many great men.

He is famous however for his surviving novel in eight books 'The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon', one of the best Greek love-stories. This is also certainly the case in Heliodoros's Aethiopica--a novel that shows many similarities to Leucippe and Clitophon.

However, the Persian setting is not consistently maintained in Leucippe and Clitophon, and, since Achilles Tatius lived at the height of Roman power in Egypt (the 2nd century), (2) it is likely that he would have been.

Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon is the most bizarre and risque of the five 'Greek novels' of idealized love between boy and girl that survive from the period of the Roman empire. Stretching the capacity of the genre to its limits, Achilles' narrative covers adultery, violence, evisceration, pederasty, virginity-testing, and (of course /5().

Clitophon finds his desire for Leucippe stimulated by the story of Apollo and Daphne, which he interprets as a providing a pattern for him to follow. Should we, readers of this love story, interpret the novel likewise.

Later, he pretends to read a book to get closer to Leucippe, but his eagerness for her disrupts his reading. Overall Leucippe and Clitophon was very readable.

It itself is organized into eight "books" or chapters with numbered divisions internally (though I considered these internal divisions unnecessary).

This book also has a well-developed introduction with a timeline put this novel in the historical context/5(9). The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon - Delphi Complete Works of Achilles Tatius (Illustrated) Book 71 The sole surviving work of Achilles Tatius, a Greek writer from Alexandria, is a novel in eight books, ‘The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon’, one of the five surviving Ancient Greek romances.

About this Item: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, Hardcover. xvi, ,12mo,Bound in green cloth with gilt spine lettering,Achilles Tatius was a Greek novelist, who wrote one of five surviving complete novels in ancient Greek, 'Leucippe and Cleitophon', not to be confused with the 'other' Achilles.

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Overall Leucippe and Clitophon was very readable. It itself is organized into eight "books" or chapters with numbered divisions internally (though I considered these internal divisions unnecessary).

This book also has a well-developed introduction with a timeline put this novel in the historical context/5(11). Achilles Tatius (Greek: Ἀχιλλεὺς Τάτιος, Achilleus Tatios) of Alexandria was a Roman-era Greek writer of the 2nd century whose fame is attached to his only surviving work, the ancient Greek novel, or romance, The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon.

This book presents the first extended study of Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon, regarded as the most controversial of the ancient Greek novels. It presents fresh insights into the novel's narrative complexities and is written in a style accessible to non-specialists.

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In Book Three of Leucippe and Clitophon, Achilles crafts a sustained magical fabrication that repeats and magnifies several motifs first seen in his depiction of Leucippe's bee magic. Clitophon and Leucippe's ship breaks up in a storm and they are .