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New PDF release: Achilles Tatius: The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon

By Achilles Tatius

ISBN-10: 0674990501

ISBN-13: 9780674990500

Achilles Tatius used to be a Greek from Alexandria in Egypt; he's now believed to have flourished within the moment century CE. Of his lifestyles not anything is understood, although the Suidas says he grew to become a Christian and a bishop and wrote a piece on etymology, one at the sphere, and an account of significant males. he's well-known besides the fact that for his surviving novel in 8 books, The Adventures of Leucippe and Clitophon, the most effective Greek love tales. Clitophon pertains to a chum a number of the problems which he and Leucippe needed to conquer earlier than they're fortunately united. the tale is stuffed with incident and readers are saved in suspense. there are numerous digressions giving medical evidence, myths, meditations, etc, the curiosity of which redeems irrelevance.

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