Two Centuries of Roman Poetry E.C. Kennedy

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Published: 1964

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260 pages


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Two Centuries of Roman Poetry  by  E.C. Kennedy

Two Centuries of Roman Poetry by E.C. Kennedy
1964 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 260 pages | ISBN: | 8.72 Mb

Firstpublished by Macmillian in 1964, this volume is designed to introduce students to a wider range of Latinpoetry than they would encounter in a simple author prescription. The firstcentury BC is represented by Lucretius and Catullus, theMoreFirstpublished by Macmillian in 1964, this volume is designed to introduce students to a wider range of Latinpoetry than they would encounter in a simple author prescription.

The firstcentury BC is represented by Lucretius and Catullus, the Augustan era byVirgil, Horace and Ovid, and the Silver age by Juvenal and Martial. Passagesare chosen for their own intrinsic interest - Ovid on Romulus and Remus,Juvenal on the dangers of Rome at night, the sheild of Aeneas from VirgilAeneid VIII - they cover a wide variety of genres and styles - bothSatires and Odes of Horace, elegiacs from the Fasti and hexameters from theMetamorphoses of Ovid.

There are extensive notes on language and content, anintroduction on metre and a full vocabulary.



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