Chariton, Callirhoe

LCL 481: 28-29

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  • des Romans in der Antike,” Antike und Abendland 22 (1976) 115–136.
  • Graham Anderson: Eros Sophistes: Ancient Novelists at Play (American Classical Studies, Number 9), Chico 1982. The element of humor in the ancient novelists.
  • ——— Ancient Fiction: The Novel in the Graeco-Roman World, London and Sydney 1984. Themes found in earlier oriental texts.
  • M.-F. Baslez, P. Hoffmann, M. Trédé (editors): Le monde du roman grec (Etudes de littérature ancienne 4), Paris 1992. A collection of 28 papers given at a 1987 colloquium: includes Christopher P. Jones, “La personnalité de Chariton,” pp. 161–167 and Marie-Françoise Baslez, “De l’histoire au roman: la Perse de Chariton,” pp. 199–212.
  • Thesaurus Linguae Graecae: An Alphabetical Keywordin- context Concordance to the Greek Novelists (on microfiche), TLG Publications VIII, Irvine 1980.
  • Kenan T. Erim: Aphrodisias: City of Venus Aphrodite, introduction by John Julius Norwich, New York 1986. Sumptuously illustrated with color photographs, this volume vividly brings to life Chariton’s native city and also its excavator, who died prematurely in 1990.
  • Susan A. Stephens and John J. Winkler (edd.): Ancient Greek Novels: The Fragments (introduction, text, translation, and commentary), Princeton 1995. Part I (novel fragments) includes N, Mand P, AD(to which Herp may belong), I, Ses, Callig, Anthea, Ch, Loll, Iol, and Daulis; Part II contains ambiguous fragments.



Thariton of Aphrodisiasthe Story of Callirhoe

τῶν περὶ κα[λλιρόην] διηγημάτω[ν λόγος β΄] Ρ3, colophon to Book 2 (cf. the author’s own colophon 8.8.16: τόσαδε περὶ Καλλιρόης συνέγραψα): τῶν περὶ χαιρέαν καὶ καλλιρρόην ἐρωτικῶν διηγημάτῶν λόγος α΄ F, before Book 1 (and similarly before the other books).

DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.chariton-callirhoe.1995