Some Greek love-poems

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P. Davies , London
Greek poetry -- Translations into English, English poetry -- Translation from the Greek, Love poetry, G
Other titlesErotika
Statementgathered and translated, with a brief account of Greek love-poetry by J.M. Edmonds.
GenreTranslations into English, Translation from the Greek
ContributionsEdmonds, J. M., Joh. Enschedé en Zonen.
The Physical Object
Pagination[11], 43, 47a, [1] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21884290M

Some Greek Love-Poems on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Peter Davies. Originally published inthis book presents a selection of some of the most captivating Greek poetry from antiquity and illumines new nuances of meaning through the author's largely exclusive translations.

Ranging between the dates BC and ADthe book contains a myriad of poems all concerned with the subjects of love and : J. Edmonds. Some Greek Poems of Love and Wine. Originally published inthis book presents a selection of some of the most captivating Greek Some Greek love-poems book from antiquity and illumines new nuances of meaning through the author's largely exclusive translations.4/5(1).

1 edition of Some Greek love-poems found in the catalog. Translations into English, Greek Love poetry. There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one. Edition Notes Other Titles Greek love-poems. The Physical Object Pagination xi,43, 47a p. 1 l. Number of pages 47 ID Numbers Open Library OLM Not in Library.

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Greek Love Poems Some Greek Love Poems. Gathered and translated, with Some Greek love-poems book brief account of Greek love poetry, by J. Edmonds. xii + 94; 3 tinted cuts by Vera Willoughby. London: Peter Davies, £2 10s [Book Review]DOI: /SX Epotika: Some Greek Love-poems Gathered and Translated with a Brief Account of Greek Love-Poetry Hardcover – by J.

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Edmonds (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: J. Edmonds. One of my favorite experiences while writing Conversations with History: Inspiration, Reflections and Advice from History-Makers and Celebrities on the Other Side was connecting with the spirit of the ancient Greek poet Sappho.

As a psychic medium I've channeled many spirits, including the 22 famous spirits in this book, but I had never channeled poetry (or. Classic and contemporary love poems to share. Whether it’s for an anniversary, Valentine’s Day, or just because, here’s a selection of love poems for your special someone.

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Love poems are tricky—for most of us, it's difficult to find one that properly conveys how you feel about matters of the heart, and the idea of writing your own romantic poetry is even more daunting.

Luckily, there’s no shame in turning toward the experts for help. (In fact, if your idea of writing a love poem starts with "Roses are red. Yiannis Ritsos was born in Monemvasia in He is one of the famous and internationally acknowledged Greek poets, as many of his works have been translated and successfully published in many published more than one hundred poetic collections, as well as some novels, plays and translations.

Some Greek love-poems: gathered and translated, with a brief account of Greek love-poetry Author: J M Edmonds ; Frederic W. Goudy Collection (Library of Congress). Seventeen ancient poems, translated from Greek and Latin by Thomas McEvilley.

Of these seventeen poems sixteen are in ancient Greek and were found in the collection called the Greek Anthology.

Twelve of these sixteen were brief elegies of the type later called epigrams. Sweetbitter Love: Poems of Sappho. Sappho is the greatest lyric poet of antiquity.

Plato, a century after her death, referred to her as “the Tenth Muse,” and Longinos, in his first-century treatise “On the Sublime,” uses her verse to exemplify that transcendent quality in literature/5.

All My Poems Are Love Poems: When Two Poets Fall in Love Love poetry is about as old as love itself, from Homer’s vision of Penelope’s steadfastness, to the biblical Song of Solomon, to Shakespeare’s sonnets for his “Dark Lady” (or, some speculate, Dark Lord), to Keats’s love songs for his own depression.

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Greek love poems written and/or translated into English by Spiros Doikas: The (meta)physics of the heart; Love for the last time. I love you. Overwhelmingly. Madly. Unreasonably, inexplicably and inextricably. I would like to scream at the top of my voice “I love you!” “Love never dies, right.

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Classic Love Poems by Famous Poets From the first prick of Cupid's arrow to the bitterness of heartbreak, poets throughout the ages have written on the mysteries of love. Their rhymes and allegories help us to better understand our emotions and sort the many ups and downs of love.

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Published: March The Simple Things I Love About You. It is not your conversation. That keeps me entertained. But rather the way you look at me.

That makes me feel sustained. Read Complete Poem. Featured Shared Story. Thank you. It’s a warm poem. It reminds me of the boy I loved silently in primary school.

I forget when I fell in love. Theocritus of the third century BCE, born at Syracuse, travelled widely in the Greek world. Having studied poetry at Cos with poet and critic Philitas, he composed poetry under patronage, chiefly perhaps at Syracuse and Cos; and then went to Alexandria in Egypt, whose King Ptolemy II (died BCE), pupil of Philitas, befriended him.

Here (and at Cos?) he spent the rest of his life.5/5(1). Some Greek Sculptures poem by Edi Miszti. Many many bodiless headsAll the sculptures are whiteThe Faun is relaxed even after his surreal death. Page5/5. From the civilization of the Lower Nile to that of the Lower Hudson, more poets have written more convincingly, more poignantly about love than about any other subject.

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Not short, but very beautiful and of great significance were love poems written by Sappho, the most important lyric poet of Ancient Greece, born in the 7th century BC in the island of Lesvos; I loved you, Atthis, years ago, When my youth was still all flowers. And sighs, and you — you seemed to me.

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The Roman Poetry of Love explores the formation of a key literary genre in a troubled historical and political setting. The short-lived genre of Latin love elegy produced spectacular, multi-faceted and often difficult poetry.

Its proponents Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius and Ovid remain to this day some of the most influential poetic voices of Western civilisation. .Poetry (derived from the Greek poiesis, "making") is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and often rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.

Poetry has a long history - dating back to prehistoric times with hunting poetry in Africa, and to panegyric and .