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Moon and the Morning Star which was done in an instant and made a plain champaign upon Which the foot forces were planted Truly a very Colossus of falsehood but Lucian's ingenuity is inexhausted and inexhaustible and the mighty Whale is his masterpiece of impu dence For he contained in greatness fifteen hundred furlongs his teeth were taller than beech trees and when he swallowed the travellers he showed himself so far superior to jonah's fish that ship and all sailed down his throat and happily he caught not the pigmy shallop between his chops And the geographical divisions of the Whale's belly and About the Pu.

Ἀληθῆ epub διηγήματα book Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα KindleMoon and the Morning Star which was done in an instant and made a plain champaign upon Which the foot forces were planted Truly a very Colossus of falsehood but Lucian's ingenuity is inexhausted and inexhaustible and the mighty Whale is his masterpiece of impu dence For he contained in greatness fifteen hundred furlongs his teeth were taller than beech trees and when he swallowed the travellers he showed himself so far superior to jonah's fish that ship and all sailed down his throat and happily he caught not the pigmy shallop between his chops And the geographical divisions of the Whale's belly and About the Pu.

eBook Lucian of Samosata Ñ Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα ePUB ☆ Ñ

eBook Lucian of Samosata Ñ Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα ePUB ☆ Ñ Lucian of Samosata was an Assyrian rhetorician and satirist who wrote in the Greek language He is noted for his witty and scoffing natureTaken from Wikipedia.

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  1. Gregsamsa Gregsamsa says:

    eBook Lucian of Samosata Ñ Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα ePUB ☆ Ñ Ἀληθῆ epub, διηγήματα book, Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα KindleI can think of no other book containing a lesson in rhetoric a screed against contemporary scholarship a lecture on the proper mission of the historian a battle chronicle a parody of both philosophy and gods and a sci fifantasy space adventure Btw it's written by a Syrian guy born in 120 AD You read that rightWhat an odd thing this isThis book includes three quite different samples from the work of Lucian of Samosata Instructions for Writing History The True Story and Icaro Menippus A DialogueInstructions for Writing History takes the form of a letter to his friend Philo It seems Lucian has recently been on the ancient equivalent of a lecture tour and has returned home mightily hacked off at the state of contemporary history composition Not only is its practice inept but teaching of the art is all but non existentThere are many I know who think there is no necessity for instruction at all with regard to this business any than there is for walking s


  2. Steve Steve says:

    eBook Lucian of Samosata Ñ Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα ePUB ☆ Ñ Ἀληθῆ epub, διηγήματα book, Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα KindleNow this is what I call a tall storyLucian of Samosata c 120 c 200 was born in the Roman province of Syria His mother tongue was probably some form of Aramaic but he wrote his works in a Greek influenced by the Attic classics He was a rhetorician a philosopher of sorts and after the age of approximately 40 a man of le


  3. Ana Ana says:

    eBook Lucian of Samosata Ñ Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα ePUB ☆ Ñ Ἀληθῆ epub, διηγήματα book, Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα KindleA witty treatise against fake historians and philosophers composed of mostly lies Trips to the Moon is an early example of science fiction and a satire of travel tales a kind of Gulliver's Travels The author and his companions seek out adventures sailing westward through the Pillars of Hercules They meet men of different species even Moon people who were at war with the king of the Sun were


  4. Zadignose Zadignose says:

    eBook Lucian of Samosata Ñ Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα ePUB ☆ Ñ Ἀληθῆ epub, διηγήματα book, Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα KindleThis is a collection of three or four works depending on how you count by Lucian I will approach them in the reverse order from how they are presented in the book as I found the book got better and better and thus the best material comes lastThe last work in the collection is Icaro Menippus Wikipedia gives a very fair and succinct summary Imitating Icarus Menippus makes himself a pair of wings and flies up to the gods where he learns


  5. Philip Grace Philip Grace says:

    eBook Lucian of Samosata Ñ Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα ePUB ☆ Ñ Ἀληθῆ epub, διηγήματα book, Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα KindleI listened to the librivox audiobook of the gutenbergorg edition Written in the 2nd century it describes a sea voyage by a crew of Greeks After finding a monument to Hercules they are carried up into the sky by a storm and then make


  6. Steve Morrison Steve Morrison says:

    eBook Lucian of Samosata Ñ Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα ePUB ☆ Ñ Ἀληθῆ epub, διηγήματα book, Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα KindleOne of the weirdest things I've ever read and I read some weird stuff An ancestor of both Gargantua and Gulliver The episode that stays with me is when they land on the isl


  7. Leothefox Leothefox says:

    eBook Lucian of Samosata Ñ Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα ePUB ☆ Ñ Ἀληθῆ epub, διηγήματα book, Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα KindleMaking allowances for this being a nearly 2000 year old text and an old translation of that also this was a worthwhile read “True History” is pointed out as one of the first examples of science fiction although it's sometimes hard to maintain enough context to see it as such Apparently the author had it in mind to poke fun at superstition and “true” accounts and he pretty much admits the absence of truth in here from the start The ocean voyage that takes up the story includes voyages to numerous mysterious islands the afterlife countries inside a whale the moon stars etc A lot of this happens so fast that it's hard to keep up with since some kingdoms and seas and


  8. Chris Chris says:

    eBook Lucian of Samosata Ñ Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα ePUB ☆ Ñ Ἀληθῆ epub, διηγήματα book, Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα KindleI'm just imagining this old school homie with his quill and ink laughing to himself as he writes this in 120 AD LUCIAN AYO B I'm writing this new story that's gonna blow your knickers right off your toesiesLUCIAN'S SQUAD MEMBER 1 Ahhhh shiiiit yo you gotta put down that wild ass weed LUCIAN'S SQUAD MEMBER 2 What's this one about?LUCIAN Snickering THE FUTURE MAN THE FUCKING FUTURELUCIAN'S SQ


  9. Kristi Delgado Kristi Delgado says:

    eBook Lucian of Samosata Ñ Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα ePUB ☆ Ñ Ἀληθῆ epub, διηγήματα book, Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα KindleA lot of fun to translate It's so ridiculous at points you can't help but fall over in laughter I mean dog sparrows? spiders as big as islands? cork people? islands of cheese? And don't even get me STARTED on the moon men ^^ We can deduce from what we have of ancient works of literature that he was a satirical genius


  10. Jonathan Maas Jonathan Maas says:

    eBook Lucian of Samosata Ñ Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα ePUB ☆ Ñ Ἀληθῆ epub, διηγήματα book, Ἀληθῆ διηγήματα KindleA surprisingly readable work from the 2nd Century AD And perhaps the earliest Science Fiction Fantasy we have Is this a parody of the epic poetry of the time? Or the world's earliest Science Fiction Fantasies?Well Lucian's True History starts with an establishment of parody I did wonder though that they thought that they could write untruths and not get caught at it Therefore as I myself thanks to my vanity was eager to hand something down to posterity that I might not be the only one excluded from the privileges of poetic licence and as I had nothing true to tell not having had any adventures of significance I took to lyingThe other authors of the time embellish and give only part of the truth Lucian decides to enter history by lyingThough it is purported to be a parody it is a highly readable Science Fiction Fantasy Lucian's character goes to the moon fights giant spiders and lands on a 150 mile l


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