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Daphnis and Chloe (Pegasus Library) by Longus

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9104244M
ISBN 103791313738
ISBN 109783791313733

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Daphnis and Chloe are adolescents on the brink of love and who go through any number of adventures before they can become united. Read this book. You will not be disappointed. Read more. Report abuse. See all reviews. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of /5(29). Although kind of naive and romantic in its treatment of love, the book is frank in its treatment of sexual matters, like much of Latin literature. The highlight for me was the description of the garden with the fruit trees, and the charming relation of Daphnis and Chloe to the nymphs and Pan/5. The ensuing story has Daphnis fending another suitor of Chloe, fighting pirates and to raising money for the dowry of his bride-to-be. Yet, there is an interesting twist to the plot of their parentage. Longus will be remembered for this love story, handed down to us through papyri discovered in a cave.4/5(11).   When Chloe saw the Goats in a hurry, and heard Daphnis louder and louder call Chloe, she presently casts off all care of her flocks, flings the pipe on the ground, and runs amain for help to Dorco But he being cruelly wounded by the theeves, and breathing yet a little, his blood gushing out, was laid along upon the ground.

A Summary of the Fourth Book. A FELLOW-SERVANT of Lamo's brings word, that their Lord would be there speedily. A pleasant Garden is pleasantly described. Lamo, Daphnis, and Chloe make all things fine. Lampis the Herdsman spoils the Garden, to provoke the Lord against Lamo, who had denyed him Chloe in Marriage. Lamo laments it the next day. The Daphnis and Chloe Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you. “While Nape was making the bread and Dryas boiling the ram, Daphnis and Chloe had time to go forth as far as the ivy-bush; and when he had set his snares again and pricked his lime-twigs, they not only catched good store of birds, but had a sweet collation of kisses without intermission, and a dear conversation in the language of love: "Chloe, I came for thy sake.". Daphnis and Chloe is an erotic novel from Ancient Greece, written by the author Longus in the second century is the only known work by Longus. Daphnis and Chloe tells the story of a boy and a girl, both abandoned by their parents at birth, subsequently rescued on the island of Lesbos, and raised by foster parents to herd sheep and goats.. Daphnis and Chloe fall in love but are too young.

  Daphnis and Chloe by Longus, Otto Schönberger, unknown edition, , Penguin Books, Limited in English zzzz. Not in Library. Daphnis and Chloe , Harvard University Press in English cccc. Borrow Listen. Download for print-disabled Daphnis and Chloe 5/5(1).   Longus' Daphnis and Chloe is arguably our finest surviving Greek novel. Written under the Roman Empire and engaging with romantic, pastoral and rhetorical themes, the story and characterisation have captured the imaginations of artists over the centuries. Despite a growing interest in ancient novels over the past half-century, this is the first 5/5(1).   A Summary of the Second Book. THE Vintage is kept, and solemnized. After that, Daphnis and Chloe return to the fields. Philetas the Herdsman, entertains them with a discourse of Cupid, and Love. Love increases betwixt them. In the mean time, the young men of' Methymne, come into the fields of Mitylene, to hawk and hunt. Daphnis and Chloë joyfully celebrate holidays in honor of Pan. The two lovers are sad at being parted by winter weather, which keeps the flocks in their folds. In the spring the lovers happily.