Lucian (c. 120 190 CE), apprentice sculptor then travelling rhetorician, settled in Athens and developed an original brand of satire. Notable for the Attic purity and elegance of his Greek and for literary versatility, he is famous chiefly for the lively, cynical wit of the dialogues in which he satirizes human folly, superstition, and hypocrisy.
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Number of pages: 546
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 170 x 110 x 23 mm
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