A Commentary on Propertius

A Commentary on Propertius

Author: S. J. Heyworth

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 019957149X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 392

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An edition of the most wide-ranging and entertaining of the books of the Latin love poet Propertius. A lucid and informative introduction sets the scene, and the notes, as well as offering a detailed and stimulating commentary, give a substantial amount of linguistic help to ensure that the poems are approachable.
A Commentary on Propertius
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: S. J. Heyworth, J. H. W. Morwood
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-25 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

An edition of the most wide-ranging and entertaining of the books of the Latin love poet Propertius. A lucid and informative introduction sets the scene, and the notes, as well as offering a detailed and stimulating commentary, give a substantial amount of linguistic help to ensure that the poems are
Propertius, Greek Myth, and Virgil
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Peter J. Heslin
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-18 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This volume offers a strikingly innovative account of Propertius' relationship with Virgil, positing a keen rivalry between two of the greatest poets of Latin literature, contemporaries within the circle of Maecenas. It begins by examining all of the references to Greek mythology in Propertius' first book; these passages emerge as
A Companion to Roman Love Elegy
Language: en
Pages: 580
Authors: Barbara K. Gold
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-25 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy is the first comprehensivework dedicated solely to the study of love elegy. The genre isexplored through 33 original essays thatoffer new and innovativeapproaches to specific elegists and the discipline as awhole. Contributors represent a range of established names and youngerscholars, all of whom are
Reading Roman Pride
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Yelena Baraz
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-17 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Pride is pervasive in Roman texts, as an emotion and a political and social concept implicated in ideas of power. This study examines Roman discourse of pride from two distinct complementary perspectives. The first is based on scripts, mini-stories told to illustrate what pride is, how it arises and develops,
Book Three of the Corpus Tibullianum
Language: en
Pages: 711
Authors: Robert Maltby
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-25 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This book presents the first commentary on the whole of [Tibullus] 3 in English. It consists of a text, translation, introduction and commentary. The text rests on the author’s autopsy of the most important manuscripts of [Tibullus]. The prose translation is as literal as possible, in order to bring out