Author:Theocritus ; Christian Gottlieb Lieberkühn , (translator)

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Die Idyllen Theokrits, Moschus und Bions aus dem Griechischen übersezt (by Christian Gottlieb Lieberkühn)

By: Theocritus ; Christian Gottlieb Lieberkühn , (translator)

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Berlin, Gottlieb August Lange: 1757

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39157

Condition: Very Good-


9 p.l. & 140 pages; Contemporary pattern printed paper-covered boards, green paper label on spine titled in ms. OCLC: 504805539 First edition of this translation into German verse of Theocritus, a third century B.C. poet usually thought of as the creator of ancient Greek bucolic poetry. The Idylls are grouped here, as usual, with works by Moschus and Bion. During his brief lifetime [1730-1761] the translator, Christian Gottlieb Lieberkühn studied theology at the University of Halle, preparing a dissertation under Siegmund Jakob Baumgarten. He served in the Prussian Army during the Silesian... View more info