Item #2330846 The Works of Lucian of Samosota, Complete with Exceptions Specified in the Preface, in Four Volumes. Lucian of Samosata, H. W. Fowler, F G.
The Works of Lucian of Samosota, Complete with Exceptions Specified in the Preface, in Four Volumes.

The Works of Lucian of Samosota, Complete with Exceptions Specified in the Preface, in Four Volumes.

London: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1905. Hard Cover. Near Fine / No Jacket. Item #2330846

Spines faded. Bindings tights, pages clean and unmarked.

Complete in four volumes. A collection of works by the Syrian satirist who lampooned religion and paranormal superstitions. Translated from the original Greek by H.W. and F.G. Fowler. Includes: Preface; Introduction; The Vision; A Literary Prometheus; Nigrinus; Trial in the Court of Vowels; Timon the Misanthrope; Prometheus on Caucasus; Dialogues of the Gods; Dialogues of the Sea-Gods; Dialogues of the Dead; Menippus; Charon; Of Sacrifice; Sale of Creeds; The Fisher; Voyage to the Lower World; The Dependent Scholar; Apology for 'The Dependent Scholar'; A Slip of the Tongue in Salutation; Hermotimus, or the Rival Philosophies; Herodotus and Aetion; Zeuxis and Antiochus; Harmonides; The Scythian; The Way to Write History; The True History; The Tyrannicide; The Disinherited; Phalaris I; Phalaris II; Alexander the Oracle-Monger; Of Pantomime; Lexiphanes; Alphabetical Table of Contents; Life of Demonax; A Portrait-Study; Defence of the 'Portrait-Study'; Toxaris: A Dialogue of Friendship; Zeus Cross-Examined; Zeus Tragoedus; The Cock; Icaromenippus, an Aerial Expedition; The Double Indictment; The Parasite, a Demonstration That Sponging is a Profession; Anacharsis, a Discussion of Physical Training; Of Mourning; The Rhetorician's Vade Mecum; The Liar; Dionysus, an Introductory Lecture; Heracles, an Introductory Lecture; Swans and Amber; The Fly, an Appreciation; Remarks Addressed to an Illiterate Book-Fancier; Alphabetical Table of Contents; Slander, a Warning; The Hall; Patriotism; Dipsas, the Thirst-Snake; A Word with Hesiod; The Ship: or, The Wishes; Dialogues of the Hetaerae; The Death of Peregrine; The Runaways; Saturnalia; Cronosolon; Saturnalian Letters I; Saturnalian Letters II; Saturnalian Letters III; Saturnalian Letters IV; A Feast of Lapithae; Demosthenes, an Encomium; The Gods in Council; The Cynic; The Purist Purized; Notes Explanatory of Allusions to Persons, &c.; Alphabetical Table of Contents.

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