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Studies in the poetry of Nicander

by Heather White

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Published by A.M. Hakkert in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nicander, of Colophon.,
  • Nicander, of Colophon.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementH. White.
    SeriesClassical and Byzantine monographs ;, vol. 12
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4250.N4 W47 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination123 p., [5] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2449387M
    ISBN 10902560899X, 9025606385
    LC Control Number87148308
    OCLC/WorldCa16532214

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Fragments of other poems also survive, including some fairly substantial pieces of his "Georgica". His didactic poetry, along with that of his approximate contemporary Aratus, had some influence on later poets, notably Virgil and Ovid. Originally published inthis volume gathers together the poems of Nicander (2nd century BC), the renowned Ancient Greek poet, physician and grammarian.

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Nicander of Colophon (Greek: Νίκανδρος ὁ Κολοφώνιος, translit. Níkandros ho Kolophṓnios; fl. 2nd century BC), Greek poet, physician and grammarian, was born at Claros (Ahmetbeyli in modern Turkey), near Colophon, where his family held the hereditary priesthood of flourished under Attalus III of Pergamum.

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