Daphne & Chloe by Longus


Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket: Near Fine. ~1912. Chapman & Dodd. The Abbey Classics. Translated from Greek to English by George Thornley (1657 AD). Ornamented by Martin Traverse.

Introduction by George Saintsbury.

No Date. From intro latest date mentioned is 1912 - so the book is somewhere slightly after that period. (Likely 1915-1920).

Daphnis and Chloe is an ancient Greek novel written in the Roman Empire, the only known work of the second-century AD Greek novelist and romance writer Longus. There is practically nothing known about the author himself.