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Pubilius Syrus, Elegies on Maecenasgrattius : Volume 1 - J.W. Duff

Pubilius Syrus, Elegies on Maecenasgrattius

Volume 1

By: J.W. Duff (Transcribed by), A.M. Duff (Transcribed by)

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1989
ISBN: 9780674993143
Number Of Pages: 432

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This is the first volume of an anthology of Latin poetry. The two-volume anthology covers a period of four and a half centuries, beginning with the work of the mime-writer Publilius Syrus, who flourished ca. 45 BCE, and ending with the graphic and charming poem of Rutilius Namatianus recording a sea voyage from Rome to Gaul in 416 CE. A wide variety of theme gives interest to the poems: hunting in a poem of Grattius; an inquiry into the causes of volcanic activity by the author of "Aetna"; pastoral poems by Calpurnius Siculus and by Nemesianus; fables by Avianus; a collection of "Dicta," moral sayings, as if by the elder Cato; eulogy in "Laus Pisonis"; and the legend of the "Phoenix," a poem of the fourth century. Other poets complete the edition.

Preface Publilius Syrus-Sententiae
Introduction Text ""Elegiae In Maecenatem""
Introduction Text Grattius-Cynegetica
Introduction Text Calpurnius Siculus-Bucolica
Introduction Text ""Laus Pisonis""
Introduction Text Einsiedeln Eclogues
Introduction Text ""Precatio Terrae"" and ""Precatio Omnium Herbarum""
Introduction Text ""Aetna""
Introduction Text
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ISBN: 9780674993143
ISBN-10: 0674993144
Series: Loeb Classical Library : Book 1
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st July 1989
Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.78 x 12.07  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Type: Revised

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