Can anybody tell me about Gerostathes by Leon Melas? I found this old book from 1894 in a used bookstore. Using a Liddell & Scott intermediate lexicon, I'm able to work through the first paragraph. Beyond this, I don't know much about it except that its a modern classic.
Is it attempting ancient prose?
My results so far:
"In a certain village-town of Western Greece (Hpeirou), near Ioanin,
Gerostathes lived before the Greek rebellion, an ...