Two Novels from Ancient Greece: Chariton's Callirhoe and Xenophon of Ephesos' An Ephesian Story: Anthia and Habrocomes (Google eBook)
Hackett Publishing - 236 pages
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 HabrocomesUser 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 HabrocomesUser 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