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

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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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Review: Two Novels From Ancient Greece: Callirhoe And An Ephesian Story: Anthia And Habrocomes

User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

If you are a romantic, read these novels. You will be delighted. These novels are not what we consider "high" literature. Rather, they are intended as popular fiction — and yet it is important to ... Read full review

Review: Two Novels From Ancient Greece: Callirhoe And An Ephesian Story: Anthia And Habrocomes

User Review  - kingshearte - Goodreads

It's kind of fun to read what may be just about the earliest examples of novels we have, although I can't say I personally found them all that good. They shared similar basics: boy sees girl; girl ... Read full review

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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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