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

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Hackett Publishing Company, 2010 - History - 195 pages
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Here in one convenient volume are the two earliest examples of the ancient Greek novel.

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Review: Two Novels from Ancient Greece: Chariton's Callirhoe and Xenophon of Ephesos' 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

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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

About the author (2010)

Stephen M. Trzaskoma is Associate Professor of Classics, The University of New Hampshire.

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