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The complete Poems & Fragments of Alcaeus

in R J Dent's modern English translation




Discounts available  for students and education institutions on multiple-copy orders direct from the publisher. please email us  for details.


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Alcaeus's beautiful and delicate poetry is often overshadowed by the literary reputation of Sappho, his fellow poet and compatriot. R J Dent's sensitive translation of the Poems & Fragments from ancient Greek into lively modern English promises to rescue Alcaeus's ethereal poetry from obscurity.

There is no other published translation of Alcaeus's Poems & Fragments in existence.

"Alcaeus’s nobility, conciseness and sweetness combine forcefully with his use of metaphor and his clarity." - Dionysius of Halicarnassus, ‘On Imitation’

"His poetry smells of vine-leaves and the sea."

 - Peter Levi, ‘A History of Greek Literature’


Paperback ISBN 978-1-906451-53-0 £7.49 


£7.49 + £1.50 p&p



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 Ebook ISBN 978-1-906451-54-7 from £3.99

available for Kindle from Amazon. Here's the UK link.

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Atlantis Books, Santorini

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Alcaeus in Greece

Atlantis Books is a truly amazing bookshop. It’s on the Main Marble Road in Oia, Santorini. Inside, it’s a bilbiophile’s treasure-trove. It’s fitting that Alcaeus: Poems & Fragments is now available to lovers of Greek poetry and Greek literature – on a Greek island as beautiful as Santorini, and in a bookshop as unique as Atlantis Books.

R J Dent

R J Dent is a poet, novelist, translator, essayist and short story writer. His published works include a novel, Myth, and a Gothic novella, Deliverance. His translations include English versions of Le Comte de Lautréamont’s The Songs of Maldoror; Charles Baudelaire’s The Flowers of Evil & Artificial Paradise; and Alcaeus’s Poems & Fragments. He is also the author of a poetry collection, Moonstone Silhouettes, and various stories, articles, essays, poems, published in a wide range of magazines, periodicals and journals, including Orbis, Philosophy Now, Acumen and Writer’s Muse.

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