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

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I had a great deal of curiosity about how the ancient Greeks approached the novel form. By modern standards, they seemed to me like romantic comedy, and farcical at that. They reminded me of ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

I had a great deal of curiosity about how the ancient Greeks approached the novel form. By modern standards, they seemed to me like romantic comedy, and farcical at that. They reminded me of ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

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

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