Elegies (Loeb Classical Library)

Elegies (Loeb Classical Library)

by Propertius
     
 

The passionate and dramatic elegies of Propertius (c. 50–soon after 16 BCE) gained him a reputation as one of Rome’s finest love poets. He portrays the uneven course of his love affair with Cynthia and also tells us much about the society of his time, then in later poems turns to the legends of ancient Rome.See more details below

Overview

The passionate and dramatic elegies of Propertius (c. 50–soon after 16 BCE) gained him a reputation as one of Rome’s finest love poets. He portrays the uneven course of his love affair with Cynthia and also tells us much about the society of his time, then in later poems turns to the legends of ancient Rome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674990203
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1990
Series:
Loeb Classical Library Series, #18
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
1,407,454
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Note to Revised Edition

Introduction

About the Poet. Propertius and Roman Elegy.

The Manuscripts. The Division into Books.

Problems of the Text. Editorial Principles

Select Bibliography

The Elegies of Sextus Propertius

Book One

Book Two

Book Three

Book Four

Index

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