The Poems of Catullus

The Poems of Catullus

Description

Of all the classical poets Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84-54 BC) is the most accessible to the modern reader. Presented alongside the original Latin text, this new translation reflects Catullus' mastery of poetic forms as diverse as the lyric, the inventive epigram, and the romantic legend, and shows his passionate, and sometimes dedicated to his lover Lesbia. This edition also includes a introduction to the poet's life and work, and full explanatory notes.
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Details

Author(s)
Gaius Valerius Catullus, Guy Lee
Format
Paperback | 224 pages
Dimensions
128 x 196 x 16mm | 167g
Publication date
15 Jan 2009
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication City/Country
Oxford, United Kingdom
Language
English, Latin
ISBN10
0199537577
ISBN13
9780199537570
Bestsellers rank
110,330