Delphi Complete Dionysiaca of Nonnus (Illustrated)

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Delphi Classics, Jul 20, 2015 - Poetry - 1245 pages

‘The Dionysiaca’, an epic tale of the life and adventures of the god Dionysus, was composed by Nonnus of Panopolis and is the longest extant epic to survive antiquity. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin and Greek texts.  This comprehensive eBook presents the complete ‘Dionysiaca’ in Greek and English for the first time in publishing history, accompanied with beautiful illustrations, an informative introduction, special dual text feature and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Nonnus’ life and works
* Features all 48 books of ‘The Dionysiaca’, in both English translation and the original Greek
* Concise introductions to the poetry and other works
* Includes translations previously appearing in Loeb Classical Library editions of Nonnus’ works
* Images of famous paintings that have been inspired by Nonnus’ works
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the parts you want to read with individual contents tables
* Provides a special dual English and Greek text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features a bonus biography – discover Nonnus’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

Please note: there is no translation of Nonnus’ paraphrase of the Gospel of John in the public domain and so it cannot appear in this collection.

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CONTENTS:

The Translation
THE DIONYSIACA

The Greek Text
CONTENTS OF THE GREEK TEXT

The Dual Text
DUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biography
INTRODUCTION TO NONNUS by W. H. D. Rouse

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Contents

BOOK XXIII
BOOK XXIV
BOOK XXV
BOOK XXVI
BOOK XXVII
BOOK XXVIII
BOOK XXIX
BOOK XXX

BOOK VIII
BOOK IX
BOOK X
BOOK XI
BOOK XII
BOOK XIII
BOOK XIV
BOOK XV
VOLUME II
SUMMARY OF THE BOOKS OF THE POEM
BOOK XVI
BOOK XVII
BOOK XVIII
BOOK XIX
BOOK XX
BOOK XXI
BOOK XXII
BOOK XXXI
BOOK XXXII
BOOK XXXIII
BOOK XXXIV
BOOK XXXV
VOLUME III
PREFACE
SUMMARY OF THE BOOKS OF THE POEM
BOOK XXXVI
BOOK XXXVII
BOOK XXXVIII
BOOK XXXIX
BOOK XL
BOOK XLI
BOOK XLIII BOOK XLIV BOOK XLV BOOK XLVI BOOK XLVII
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