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1 Babrius & Phaedrus; Ben Edwin Perry ( Tr. ) BABRIUS AND PHAEDRUS Newly Edited and Translated Into English, Together with an Historical Introduction and a Comprehensive Survey of Greek and Latin Fables in the Aesopic Tradition
Harvard University Press & William Heinemann 1965 0674994809 / 9780674994805 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover and name to ffep (Robert Brown). Additional name to ffep crossed out. Very light bump to 1 corner. ; Babrius is the reputed author of a collection (discovered in the 19th century) of more than 125 fables based on those called Aesop's, in Greek verse. He may have been a hellenised Roman living in Asia Minor during the late 1st century of our era. The fables are all in one metre and in very good style, humorous and pointed. Some are original. Phaedrus, born in Macedonia, flourished in the early half of the 1st century of our era. Apparently a slave set free by the emperor Augustus, he lived in Italy and began to write Aesopian fables. When he offended Sejanus, a powerful official of the emperor Tiberius, he was punished but not silenced. The fables, in five books, are in lively terse and simple Latin verse not lacking in dignity. They not only amuse and teach but also satirise social and political life in Rome. This edition includes a comprehensive analytical Survey of Greek and Latin fables in the Aesopic tradition, as well as a historical introduction. ; Loeb Classical Library No. 436; 634 pages 
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2 Oldfather, William Abbott & Howard Vernon Canter & ben edwin perry (with the assistance of Kenneth Morgan Abbott) INDEX APULEIANUS
American Philological Association 1934 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Foxing to textblock. Minor shelfwear. Postcard from Maaike [Zimmerman] to Philippa [Goold] tipped in. ; Philological Monographs of the American Philological Association 3; 490 pages 
Price: 33.00 USD
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3 Perry, Ben Edwin AESOPICA A Series of Texts Relating to Aesop or Ascribed to Him or Closely Connected with the Literary Tradition the Bears His Name. Volume One: Greek and Latin Texts
University of Illinois Press 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Faint dustsoiling to top of textblock. ; English preface with Greek and Latin text. The only volume issued; Volume 1 Only. ; Vol. 1; 765 pages 
Price: 145.00 USD
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4 Perry, Ben Edwin AESOPICA A Series of Texts Relating to Aesop or Ascribed to Him or Closely Connected with the Literary Tradition the Bears His Name. Volume One: Greek and Latin Texts
University of Illinois Press 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Light rubbing to heel of spine. ; English preface with Greek and Latin text. The only volume issued; Volume 1 Only. ; Vol. 1; 765 pages 
Price: 145.00 USD
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5 Perry, Ben Edwin THE ANCIENT ROMANCES A Literary-Historical Account of Their Origins
University of California Press 1967 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Former owner's bookplate. Light browning to textblock and DJ. Dustjacket has a number inked to top corner and bottom of spine. Dustjacket has a few small nicks and tears. ; Deals with questions relating to the nature and origin of the ancient novels. It also proposes a new and positive theory of what constitutes a literary form generally and how such forms normally arise. Part I considers the serious or ideal Greek romance as a type of literature produced in quantity in response to a continuous popular demand. Part II explains the origin and rationale of the comic romances of Petronius, Lucian, and Apuleius, each in a different manner with respect to the author's purpose, his intellectual outlook, and the circumstances that impelled him to write his book. ; Sather Classical Lectures; 407 pages 
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6 Perry, Ben Edwin THE ANCIENT ROMANCES A Literary-Historical Account of Their Origins
University of California Press 1967 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Minor shelfwear. 1 corner bumped with faint crease through some pages. Dustjacket has chipping and sopme tears. Minor browning to DJ. DJ is price-clipped. ; Deals with questions relating to the nature and origin of the ancient novels. It also proposes a new and positive theory of what constitutes a literary form generally and how such forms normally arise. Part I considers the serious or ideal Greek romance as a type of literature produced in quantity in response to a continuous popular demand. Part II explains the origin and rationale of the comic romances of Petronius, Lucian, and Apuleius, each in a different manner with respect to the author's purpose, his intellectual outlook, and the circumstances that impelled him to write his book. ; Sather Classical Lectures; 407 pages 
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7 Perry, Ben Edwin THE ANCIENT ROMANCES A Literary-Historical Account of Their Origins
University of California Press 1967 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Faint dampstain to top of textblock. ; Deals with questions relating to the nature and origin of the ancient novels. It also proposes a new and positive theory of what constitutes a literary form generally and how such forms normally arise. Part I considers the serious or ideal Greek romance as a type of literature produced in quantity in response to a continuous popular demand. Part II explains the origin and rationale of the comic romances of Petronius, Lucian, and Apuleius, each in a different manner with respect to the author's purpose, his intellectual outlook, and the circumstances that impelled him to write his book. ; Sather Classical Lectures; 407 pages 
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8 Perry, Ben Edwin THE METAMORPHOSES ASCRIBED TO LUCIUS OF PATRAE Its Content, Nature, and Authorship
New Era Printing Company 1920 Hardcover Very Good 
Pages and wraps tanned. ; Dissertation; 74 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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