Ovid: Heroides: Select Epistles / Edition 1

Ovid: Heroides: Select Epistles / Edition 1

by Ovid
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521368340

ISBN-13: 9780521368346

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Heroides are a collection of letters in alegiac verse supposedly addressed by heroines of mythology to their absent lovers or husbands. Intended to provide the student with guidance in interpretation, this text includes the first full-scale English commentary in this century on a selection of the Heroides.

Overview

The Heroides are a collection of letters in alegiac verse supposedly addressed by heroines of mythology to their absent lovers or husbands. Intended to provide the student with guidance in interpretation, this text includes the first full-scale English commentary in this century on a selection of the Heroides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521368346
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Series:
Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
340
Sales rank:
682,929
Product dimensions:
4.84(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: 1. The poet; 2. The collection; 3. The Epistula Sapphus; 4. The epistles; 5. The transmission of the text; P. OVIDI NASONIS EPISTVULAE HEROIDVM SELECTAE; INCERTI AVCTORIS EPISTVLA SAPPHVS AD PHAONEM; Commentary; Bibliography; Indexes to the commentary.

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