The Poems of Catullus / Edition 1

The Poems of Catullus / Edition 1

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by Gaius Valerius Catullus, Charles Martin, Gaius Valerius Catullus
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0801839262

ISBN-13: 9780801839269

Pub. Date: 01/01/1990

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

In this edition of Catullus's poetry, Lee provides a new, reliable text for the scholar and a facing page translation—as faithful to the Latin as possible—for students and the general reader. In addition to a wide selection of Catallus's lyrics, epigrams, themes from romantic legends, and a set of poems dedicated to his lover Lesbia, the book includes a

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In this edition of Catullus's poetry, Lee provides a new, reliable text for the scholar and a facing page translation—as faithful to the Latin as possible—for students and the general reader. In addition to a wide selection of Catallus's lyrics, epigrams, themes from romantic legends, and a set of poems dedicated to his lover Lesbia, the book includes a full introduction, explanatory notes to the text and translation, a chronology, and brief bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801839269
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1990
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
181
Sales rank:
1,192,649
Product dimensions:
5.87(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations

Introduction
Life and Background
Lesbia/Clodia
The Literary Context

The Text: Arrangement and Transmission
Reception and Reinterpretation
Translation and Its Problems
The Catullan Meters
The Poems (1-116)

Explanatory Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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