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The Minor Latin Poets : v. 2 - J.W. Duff

The Minor Latin Poets

v. 2

By: J.W. Duff (Translator), A.M. Duff (Translator)

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1989
ISBN: 9780674994782
Number Of Pages: 432

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This is the second 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 work.

Preface
To New Edition Florus
Introduction Text Hadrian
Introduction Text Nemesianus-Bucolica and Cynegetica
Introduction Text Two Fragments On Bird-Catching
Introduction Text Reposianus, Modestinus, ""Cupido Amans"" Pentadius
Introduction. Text Tiberianus
Introduction Text Servasius
Introduction Text
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ISBN: 9780674994782
ISBN-10: 0674994787
Series: Loeb Classical Library : Book 2
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st July 1989
Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.15 x 12.07  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 434

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