Jerry Clack, PhD

Jerry Clack, PhD Jerry Clack is professor of classical languages at Duquesne University. He received a BA in classics from Princeton University and an MA and PhD in classics from the University of Pittsburgh. Clack also received an MA in Spanish language and literature from Duquesne University, where he began teaching in 1968. He is also a political activist. He is the author of Meleager: The Poems (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1992), Asclepiades of Samos and Leonidas of Tarentum: The Poems (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1999), An Anthology of Alexandrian Poetry (Classical World, 1982), and Antipater of Sidon and Dioscorides: The Poems (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2001).

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  • Asclepiades of Samos and Leonidas of Tarentum : The Poems

    Author: Jerry Clack
    Product Code: 4568
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-456-7

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    Asclepiades of Samos and Leonidas of Tarentum set the course that later Greek epigrammatists would follow in their choice of subject matter. To Asclepiades, the epigram was a vehicle for personal feeling; in the hands of Leonidas the field was broader, dwelling often on the suffering that attends the poor and destitute.

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