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Poems from the Greek Anthology
David Slavitt, trans.

Sheep Meadow Press



Contents

• An Epigram of Cyrillus
• Menophilia’s Mouth
• Catholicity
• Achilles’ Shield
• Reproach to a Stupid Courtier
• Etymology
• Hummock
• Epitaph
• The Lamp
• The Priest and the Lion
• Warning to Eros
• Sappho’s Kisses
• Grapes
• The Garland
• Epitaph for an Absurd Death
• The Platonist
• Coals
• The Contest
• Old Flame
• Gold
• The Oath
• To Olympicus, the Boxer
• Servant Girls
• Women, at their Best
• Diodorus
• A Bed of Pansies
• Riddle
• Skinny Marcus
• Checkers
• On the Centaur, Chiron
• On Marcus’ Book •The Astrologer’s Prediction
• Demophilus’ Lullaby
• Envy
• Moron Joke
• The Nose
• Note on an Apple
• Conversation with Echo
• The Grammarian
• Love, the Candle-lighter
• Warning to Sailors
• A Drunkard’s Complaint
• Epitaph for Dionysius
• Springtime
• Odysseus
• To a Rooster
• Death of an Eagle
• The Hardened Heart
• On a Whore’s Bed of Laurel
• On an Unworthy Magistrate
• World Traveler
• To his Jug
• Epitaph for a Bad-Ass
• Secret Weapon
• The Painter
• The Pedophile
• Valeduction
• In Devense of Nicylla
• Melissa
• Nicon’s Nose
• Charlotte
• Lollianus
• Gay Pride
• Timon, the Misanthrope
• The Miser
• Table d’Hôte
• Metaphysical Speculation
• Diogenes
• Gessius
• Pan’s Warning
• Down
• Flora Dora
• The Astrologer
• Astrologers, the Lot of Them
• Toast
• House Rules
• The Larder
• Apis, the Prizefighter
• The Long and the Short of it
• Dr. Smartheim
• Investor
• “Savior”
• Sweet and Bitter
• Vintage
• Warning
• Another Riddle
• Strategic Problems
• Grammarian’s Complaint
• The Vine and the Goat
• On the Double Bath
• Dr.Kronkheit
• The Orthopod
• Death of a Poet
• Title Deed
• Farewell
• A Soldier’s Death
• Confession
• An Epitaph for Macho
• Happy Face
• Portrait of Theodote
• Conversation with a Ghost
• Epitaph for Fallen Heroes
• Epitaph for Gorgias
• The Philosopher’s Diet
• On Hearing the Bad News
• Fortune’s Temple
• The Roman Months
• The Climb
• The Honey Trap
• Epitaph for a Weaver
• Preferences
• Justification
• The Physician’s Reputation
• The Decedent’s Wishes
• Epitaph for Sardanapalus
• Epitaph of Epectetus, the Philosopher
• The Winner
• An Epitaph for Myself
• Beaver
• The Miser’s Dream
• Gray Hair
• The Grammarian and the Doctor
• A Prayer
• Standards
• The Slowest Runner
• Sextus’ Picture
• Crito
• Death of a Sailor
• Pyrrho, the Sceptic
• Director’s Note
• Praise of the Twin Goddesses
• Skinflint
• An Old Story
• Favorinus

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