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Complete Works of Longus

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Recognised as one of the most influential works of world literature, 'Daphnis and Chloe', written by the second century novelist Longus, is one of the earliest texts to explore in depth the gradual growth of a sexual relationship, charting the human and timeless journey from innocence to experience. Delphi's Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents Longus' complete extant works, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

  • Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Longus' life and works

  • Features the complete extant works of Longus, in both English translation and the original Greek

  • Concise introduction to the novel

  • Provides three different translations of 'Daphnis and Chloe'

  • Includes the revised translation by J. M. Edmonds, from the Loeb Classical Library edition of Longus — appearing here for the first time in digital publishing

  • Images of famous paintings that have been inspired by Longus' novel

  • Excellent formatting of the texts

  • Easily locate the books 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 Longus' ancient world

  • Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genresPlease note: some Kindle software programs cannot display Greek characters correctly; however the characters do display correctly on Kindle devices.Please visit delphiclassics.com to explore our range of Ancient Classics titlesCONTENTS:The Translations

    DAPHNIS AND CHLOE: 1916 Loeb Classical Library Translation

    DAPHNIS AND CHLOE: 1890 Vizetelly Translation

    DAPHNIS AND CHLOE: 1896 Athenian Society TranslationThe Greek Text

    LIST OF GREEK TEXTThe Dual Texts


    INTRODUCTION TO LONGUS by J. M. EdmondsPlease visit delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles

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