A Commentary on Propertius

Author: S. J. Heyworth,J. H. W. Morwood

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0199571481

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 392

View: 2952

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.

Catullus to Ovid, reading Latin love elegy

a literary commentary with Latin text

Author: Joan Booth,Guy Lee

Publisher: Duckbacks

ISBN: 9781853996061

Category: Poetry

Page: 164

View: 7884

This book contains Latin text, with translations and literary commentary, on seventeen poems by Catullus, Propertius, Tibullus and Ovid. The selection has been chosen to represent each author's qualities and to encourage comparison and contrast between them. Guy Lee's translations, in English verse, reveal the poets' distinctive approaches: the stark intensity of Catullus; the challenging complexity of Propertius; and the witty, provocative, worldly poetry of Ovid. Joan Booth provides her own versions of the deceptively simple Tibullus and a running commentary on all the poems, which sets out to explain, suggest and question, ultimately prompting readers to their own informed critical judgements. The book is recommended for all those interested in Roman literature, whether reading love elegy in the original Latin or in English.

Ovid: Amores I

Author: Ovid

Publisher: Bristol Classical Press


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 180

View: 9784

This edition of the first book of Ovid's "Amores" was first published in 1973 by OUP. It has been kept in print by BCP because it remains an outstandlingly useful volume. It was one of two editions (the other being Gordon Williams' "Horace 'Odes' III", 1969) in which OUP pioneered a new kind of continuous running commentary particularly suited to short poems, one 'likely to be more illuminating than a series of disconnected notes on isolated problems, which may contribute little to the total understanding of the poem as the poet conceived it'. This approach was intended to promote in sixth-formers and undergraduates not just an understanding of the Latin but a critical appreciation of literary quality. In this aim, the edition has been a continued success.

Daphnis and Chloe

Author: Longus,John Robert Morgan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780856685637

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 253

View: 566

This edition of Daphnis and Chloe , the best known of the Greek romances, provides the first modern commentary in English on this intriguing work. This is the story of two young people growing up as goatherd and shepherdess, and their discovery of love, sex and their true selves. Beneath the charm of its deceptively simple surface, this novel explores perennial questions about the naturalness of conventional gender relations, about the roles of instinct and culture in love, about the pain and responsibilities involved in becoming an adult, and ultimately about the relationship between Art and Nature, Fiction and Truth. Morgan presents a sequential reading of the novel, using the tools of modern literary theory to explain how narrative articulates meaning, and exploring Longus' creative dialogue with the literary tradition. The Greek text and English translation are on facing pages.

The Cambridge Companion to Latin Love Elegy

Author: Thea S. Thorsen

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107511747

Category: Literary Collections

Page: N.A

View: 396

Latin love elegy is one of the most important poetic genres in the Augustan era, also known as the golden age of Roman literature. This volume brings together leading scholars from Australia, Europe and North America to present and explore the Greek and Roman backdrop for Latin love elegy, the individual Latin love elegists (both the canonical and the non-canonical), their poems and influence on writers in later times. The book is designed as an accessible introduction for the general reader interested in Latin love elegy and the history of love and lament in Western literature, as well as a collection of critically stimulating essays for students and scholars of Latin poetry and of the classical tradition.

Ovid: Amores III, a Selection: 2, 4, 5, 14

Author: Jennifer Ingleheart,Katharine Radice

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1472502922

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 96

View: 5572

Introductory essays by Jennifer Ingleheart discuss Ovid's historical and literary context, and offer an overview of the Amores as a whole. In addition, each poem is accompanied by an exploratory essay. The Latin text is supplied, and at the back of the book are extensive language and explanatory notes. All words not included in the GCSE Defined Vocabulary List are glossed.

Leucippe and Clitophon

Author: Achilles Tatius

Publisher: N.A



Page: N.A

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Author: Gaius Valerius Catullus

Publisher: N.A


Category: Rome

Page: 273

View: 7054

The Latin Sexual Vocabulary

Author: J. N. Adams

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801841064

Category: Education

Page: 280

View: 2627

Ovid. - Oxford: Clarendon Press 1978. 49 S. 8°

Author: John A. Barsby

Publisher: Oxford [Eng.] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 49

View: 4554

Homer: Iliad I-XII

Author: Homer

Publisher: Bristol Classical Press

ISBN: 9781853995071

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 328

View: 987

The 'red Macmillan' Iliad in the edition of W. Leaf, which had served since the 1880s, was replaced by this classic two-volume edition of M.M. Willcock. Coverage of twelve books of the Iliad in each volume demands a concise introduction and commentary. The editor also includes, for example, mention of significant aspects of Homeric diction more fully in the early lines of each book, so that the student may begin on any particular line. Although the book is designed for students at sixth form and undergraduates, the tight compass of these books does not prevent the editor engaging in - or referring to - problems of composition or text addressed by more advanced scholars.

Latin Literature

A History

Author: Gian Biagio Conte,Joseph Solodow

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801862533

Category: History

Page: 827

View: 5143

This authoritative history of Latin literature offers a comprehensive survey of the thousand-year period from the origins of Latin as a written language to the early Middle Ages. At once a reference work, a bibliographic guide, a literary study, and a reader's handbook, Latin Literature: A History is the first work of its kind to appear in English in nearly four decades. From the first examples of written Latin through Gregory of Tours in the sixth century and the Venerable Bede in the seventh, Latin Literature offers a wide-ranging panorama of all major Latin authors. Including names, dates, edition citations, and detailed summaries, the work combines the virtues of an encyclopedia with the critical intelligence readers have come to expect from Italy's leading Latinist, Gian Biagio Conte.

Lectiones Memorabiles

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780865168329


Page: N.A

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Ovid's Amores, Book One

A Commentary

Author: Caroline A. Perkins,Maureen B. Ryan

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN: 080618633X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 264

View: 5168

Students of Latin have long enjoyed the poetry of Ovid, but his love poems, aptly titled Amores, have proved more difficult to introduce into the classroom. Curricular changes and increased appreciation of sophisticated love poetry are finally making room for the Amores. This edition of the first book of the Amores—the only one available for both intermediate- and advanced-level classes—addresses the needs of students of varying abilities and experience, helping them comprehend, and more fully enjoy, the rich complexities of Ovid's poetry. In their introduction to the volume, Maureen B. Ryan and Caroline A. Perkins recount Ovid's career as a poet, describe the elegiac genre, and explain elegiac meter and style. For the Latin text, they briefly introduce each poem, acquainting students with relevant subject matter and themes. Their commentary provides helpful notes clarifying grammatical constructions, word order, ellipsis, and other complexities of the Latin language that can challenge even the most experienced student. On the assumption that students will gain skills as they work through each poem, Ryan and Perkins give extensive and repeated assistance at the beginning of the text, tapering off as the student's facility increases. Throughout their commentary, they highlight thematic points of interest; explain mythological, cultural, and literary allusions; and stress the importance of Ovid's literary innovations. In addition to the critical apparatus accompanying each poem, this volume features a glossary of literary terms, a comprehensive Latin-to-English vocabulary, and an up-do-date bibliography.

Vergil's Aeneid Expanded Collection

Book 1 and Selections from Books 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, and 12

Author: Barbara Weiden Boyd

Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers

ISBN: 1610410890

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 449

View: 3068

This well annotated Latin text combines four Aeneid texts previously offered by Bolchazy-Carducci and new content into one user-friendly volume. Containing 2596 lines this text makes the perfect introduction to Vergil’s Aeneid for college students or advanced high school classes. Offering all of Book 1 and selections from books 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, and 12, this edition lets students experience the full scope of the Aeneid. The text contains scholarly and grammatical notes, well-organized vocabulary, and appendices. Special Features Introduction to Vergil Pharr-style facing notes and vocabulary A pull-out vocabulary for high-frequency words Timeline Glossary Appendices on Meter and Figures of Speed Contains: 1.1–756 • 2.1–56; 199–297; 469–620; 735–805 • 4.1–449; 642–705 • 6.1–211; 295–332; 384–425; 450–476; 847–901 • 8.608–731 • 10.420–509 • 11.498–596; 664–835 • 12.791–842; 887–952 Online Grammatical Appendix Map of Aeneas’s travels

From Augustus to Nero

An Intermediate Latin Reader

Author: Garrett G. Fagan,Paul Murgatroyd

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521821207

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 214

View: 7976

This reader contains selections from Tacitus, Suetonius and Seneca on the first five Roman emperors. They present a dark world of murder, mayhem, debauchery and palace intrigue: Augustus with his firm moral policies and secret adulterous affairs; the sour and depraved Tiberius; the extravagance and madness of Caligula; the slobbering and ineffective Claudius; and Nero with his absurd artistic pretensions. Exciting, horrific and moving, the selections are also valuable for studying style and rhetoric, human nature and the roles of women, imperialism and corruption. The book is aimed at students moving on to genuine, unsimplified Latin prose after completing an introductory Latin course. It contains a useful introduction, detailed notes providing a lot of help with grammar, expression and translation, a full vocabulary, and an appreciation offering historical comment for context and analysis and literary criticism to make the passages come alive as literature and enhance students' perception and enjoyment.

Ovid: Amores, Metamorphoses Selections, 2nd Edition

Amores, Metamorphoses : Selections

Author: Charbra Adams Jestin,Phyllis B. Katz

Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers

ISBN: 1610410424

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 195

View: 9973

-- Introduction to Ovid and to each selection -- Latin text based on Loeb text by Goold: Met. 1.452-567; IV 55-166; VIII.183-235; VIII.616-724; X.238-297; and Oxford text by Kenney: Amores I.1, I.3, I.9, I.11 I.12, III.15. -- Translation Questions and

Pandora's Box

Social and Professional Issues of the Information Age

Author: Andrew A. Adams,Rachel McCrindle

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470065532

Category: Computers

Page: 666

View: 6630

Computing technology is constantly evolving and changing, developing and consolidating its position as a vital component of our lives. It no longer plays a minor part in society – it is embedded in, and affects, all aspects of life, from education to healthcare to war. Dealing with the implications of this is a major challenge, and one that can impact upon us, both personally and professionally. As a consequence, it is vital that all in the computing industry make wise decisions regarding their conduct. Using case studies and discussion topics drawn from entertaining real world examples, Pandora’s Box examines the background of a wide range of vital contemporary issues, encouraging readers to examine the social, legal and ethical challenges they will face in their own careers. Written in an engaging style and packed with international examples, this book addresses topics which have come to the forefront of public consciousness in recent years, such as online crime, piracy and peer to peer file sharing. Comprehensive coverage is provided of digital entertainment, censorship and privacy issues, presenting a rich source of context in which to consider ethical matters. Suitable for students on computer science degree programmes, as well as those taking IT related modules on other courses which consider the impact of technology on 21st century living, Pandora’s Box is an essential read and a unique and timely textbook.


Author: Tibullus

Publisher: Palala Press

ISBN: 9781377656359

Category: History

Page: 258

View: 2700

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Prometheus Bound: And the Seven Against Thebes

Author: Aeschylus

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1105999580

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 3041

The punishment of Prometheus as a consequence of the theft is a major theme of his mythology, and is a popular subject of both ancient and modern art. Zeus, king of the Olympian gods, sentenced the Titan to eternal torment for his transgression. The immortal Prometheus was bound to a rock, where each day an eagle, the emblem of Zeus, was sent to feed on his liver, only to have it grow back to be eaten again the next day. In some stories, Prometheus is freed at last by the hero Heracles (Hercules).