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  1. Epic Lessons

    An Introduction to Ancient Didactic Poetry

    By Peter Toohey

    Didactic Epic was enormously popular in the ancient world. It was used to teach Greeks and Romans technical and scientific subjects, but in verse. Epic Lessons shows how this scientific poetry was intended not just to instruct but also to entertain.Praise for its predecessor, Reading Epic'Toohey's...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Reading Epic

    An Introduction to the Ancient Narratives

    By Peter Toohey

    Readers new to ancient epic are hampered in two ways: they do not know the ancient languages, and they are unfamiliar with the ancient world. This survey addresses the needs of these readers by offering guidance through the major classical writers of epic: it begins with Homer and concludes with an...

    Published May 16th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Inventing Ancient Culture

    Historicism, periodization and the ancient world

    Edited by Mark Golden, Peter Toohey

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 28th 1996 by Routledge

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