Oppian, Colluthus, Tryphiodorus / with an English translation by A. W. Mair.
By: Oppian, fl. 2nd cent.
Contributor(s): Colluthus, of Lycopolis | Mair, A. W. 1875-1928.Material type: BookSeries: Publisher: London : Cambridge, Mass. : W. Heinemann ; Harvard University Press, 2002Description: lxxx, 635 p. ; 17 cm.Subject(s): Animals -- Classification | Fishing | Fowling | Hunting | Zoology -- Pre-Linnean works
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Greek and English on opposite pages.
The author of the Halieutica is Oppianus of Anazarbus (or of Corycus) in Cilicia; the Cynegetica is by a native (of the same name?) of Apamea in Syria.
Oppian: Introduction, the authorship of the poems. Zoology before Oppian. Hunting, fishing, fowling. On the identification of certain fishes. Some animal idiosyncrasies. Analyses. Bibliography.--Cynegetica, or The chase.--Halieutica, or Fishing.--Classified zoological catalogue.--Colluthus: The rape of Helen.--Tryphiodorus: The talking of Ilois.