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Callimachus: Hymn to Demeter - Callimachus, and Hopkinson, Neil (Editor)
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Callimachus was one of the most important and influential writers in the ancient world. He was the outstanding poet of the Hellenistic period, and had a profound effect on the subsequent course of Greek and Roman literature. The hymns are intricate, allusive and difficult poetry, and need elucidation for the modern reader. Dr Hopkinson has established a new text of Callimachus' Sixth Hymn, The Hymn to Demeter, which is printed here with a facing English translation. In his thorough analysis of the poem it is the editor's ...

Callimachus: Hymn to Demeter 2004, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521604369

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Callimachus: Hymn to Demeter 1984, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521265973