Rory Egan’s Bibliography

Bibliography from Egan’s “Cicadas in Ancient Greece

The two books listed below provide good surveys of the ancient documentation and relevant modern scholarship as it existed until seven or eight years ago.

I.C. Beavis, Insects and other Invertebrates in Classical Antiquity (Exeter, 1988) 91-103.

M. Davies & J. Kathirithamby, Greek Insects (London, 1986), 113-133.

The following items are specific to some of the matters treated in this article.

R.B. Egan, “(–Greek–) in Homer and Elsewhere,” Glotta 63 (1985) 14-24.

R.B. Egan, “Two Complementary Epigrams of Meleager (A.P. 7.195 & 196)” Journal of Hellenic Studies 108 (1988) 24-32.