The Poems of Catullus: A Bilingual Edition / Edition 1

The Poems of Catullus: A Bilingual Edition / Edition 1

by Gaius Valerius Catullus
     
 


"Peter Green is an outstanding translator. The reader’s excited anticipation of pleasure and instruction on receiving a new translation of a Latin poet by Green is not disappointed. This is a labor of love which makes Catullus accessible to the Latinless reader and more familiar to those who can read Latin."—Susan Treggiari, Stanford University

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"Peter Green is an outstanding translator. The reader’s excited anticipation of pleasure and instruction on receiving a new translation of a Latin poet by Green is not disappointed. This is a labor of love which makes Catullus accessible to the Latinless reader and more familiar to those who can read Latin."—Susan Treggiari, Stanford University

"For almost half a century Peter Green has been one of the finest of all modern translators of classical verse. His Catullus is well up to his usual form—recapturing for a contemporary audience the wit, malice, erudition and erotic charm of the Latin original."—Mary Beard, author of The Parthenon

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520242647
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
09/15/2005
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
1,411,856
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.13(d)

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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