Menander"s courtesans and the Greek comic tradition

by Madeleine Mary Henry

Publisher: P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York

Written in English
Cover of: Menander
Published: Pages: 140 Downloads: 683
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  • Greece.


  • Menander, of Athens -- Characters -- Courtesans.,
  • Greek drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism.,
  • Women and literature -- Greece.,
  • Courtesans in literature.

Edition Notes

Originally presented as the author"s thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1983.

StatementMadeleine Mary Henry.
SeriesStudien zur klassischen Philologie,, Bd. 20
LC ClassificationsPA4247 .H46 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination140 p. ;
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2631076M
ISBN 103820482687
LC Control Number85202247

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