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Cambridge Library Collection - Classics : Catulli Veronensis Liber - Robinson Ellis

Cambridge Library Collection - Classics

Catulli Veronensis Liber

By: Robinson Ellis (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st July 2010
ISBN: 9781108012737
Number Of Pages: 528

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Language: Latin
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The title of this work literally means The Book of Catullus of Verona and is a careful perusal by Robinson Ellis of the oeuvre of the Roman poet, who is generally thought to have lived between 84 and 54 BCE. In this second edition of 1878, Ellis (1834-1913), whose monumental Commentary on Catullus is also reissued in this series, demonstrates the ancestry of the text of the poems established by Renaissance scholars from the surviving manuscript variants, supplying a text with suggested readings and emendations and a nearly complete listing of citations or references that have been made to Catullus throughout the centuries, and engaging with the work of fellow scholars Ribbeck and Westphal. Ellis offers a detailed reading of the construction of the poet's engaging verse and supports the identification of the 'Lesbia' of whom Catullus writes so glowingly and passionately with Clodia Metelli.

Praefatio; Prolegomena; Carmen; De partitione carminum Catulli; Excursus; Index.

ISBN: 9781108012737
ISBN-10: 1108012736
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Classics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: Latin
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 1st July 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.66