qWritten for the general reader, the book provides an overview of the only library to have come down to us from antiquity.q--BOOK JACKET.FIGURE 36 Column of a papyrus containing epigrams of Poseidippos, which have been arranged by subject. ... The next section, on shipwrecks (nauagi- ka), contains six poems, each (except the last one) marked off at the end by a paragraphos, a horizontal line in the left margin ... Hesiod, Homera#39;s younger contemporary, shows that these magistrates originally memorized precedents in hexameter form.
|Title||:||The Library of the Villa Dei Papiri at Herculaneum|
|Publisher||:||Getty Publications - 2005|