Ovid: Heroides: Select Epistles / Edition 1by Ovid
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.
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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