Greek Folk Poesy: Annotated Translation from the Whole Cycle of Romaic Folk-Verse and Folk-Prose. Vol. I - Folk-Verse.

By: Garnett, Lucy M.J.

Price: $59.00

Quantity: 1 available


xlv + 477 pp. Edited with Essays on the Science of Folklore, Greek Folkspeech, and The Survival of Paganism, by J.S. Stuart-Glennie. New Folklore Researches. Includes Mythological Folk Idylls, illustrative of Kosmical Ideas (Zoonist, Magical, Supernalist); Social Folk songs illustrative of Village Life (Antenuptial, family life, communal life); Historical Folk Ballads, illustrative of Historical Memories (Byzantine memories, Ottoman and hellenic memories); Annotations; Excursus -- Greek Folk Speech. Dark blue cloth, blindstamped, with striking gilt decorations to fc, spine gilt faded but just legible, remains of lib.spine label, board corners bit rubbed. Library bookplate and pocket to front and back eps, first few blanks and title have red stamp of Orthodox seminary, deckle edges, text clean and unmarked if bit toned. Nice example of lovely and somewhat scarce scholarly work.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: Greek Folk Poesy: Annotated Translation from the Whole Cycle of Romaic Folk-Verse and Folk-Prose. Vol. I - Folk-Verse.

Author Name: Garnett, Lucy M.J.

Categories: Byzantine Studies, Philosophy,Social Sciences, Language Study,Ancient,Medieval,Classical & Modern,

Publisher: Guildford, Billing and Sons: 1896

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 001480

Keywords: Greek Poetry Folklore,