Horace's Carmen Saeculare: Ritual Magic and the Poet's Art

Horace's Carmen Saeculare: Ritual Magic and the Poet's Art

by Michael C. J. Putnam
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300083335

ISBN-13: 9780300083330

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Yale University Press

A close examination of Horace's hymn Carmen Saeculare which was commissioned by Augustus in 17 BC for performance at the Ludi Saeculare . A presentation of the poem itself is accompanied by discussions of the Horatian and Hellenistic background and comparisons are made with other Latin poems. Extracts in Latin with English translation.  See more details below

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A close examination of Horace's hymn Carmen Saeculare which was commissioned by Augustus in 17 BC for performance at the Ludi Saeculare . A presentation of the poem itself is accompanied by discussions of the Horatian and Hellenistic background and comparisons are made with other Latin poems. Extracts in Latin with English translation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300083330
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.73(w) x 8.55(h) x 0.63(d)

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