The Poems

The Poems

by Sextus Propertius
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198144970

ISBN-13: 9780198144977

Pub. Date: 08/28/1994

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Of all the great classical love poets, Propertius (c. 50-10 BC) is surely one of those with most immediate appeal for readers today. His helpless infatuation for the sinister figure of his mistress Cynthia forms the main subject of his poetry and is analyzed with a tormented but witty grandeur in all its changing moods, from ecstasy to suicidal despair.

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Of all the great classical love poets, Propertius (c. 50-10 BC) is surely one of those with most immediate appeal for readers today. His helpless infatuation for the sinister figure of his mistress Cynthia forms the main subject of his poetry and is analyzed with a tormented but witty grandeur in all its changing moods, from ecstasy to suicidal despair.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198144977
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/1994
Edition description:
With Explanatory Notes
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.63(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile:
1130L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
A Chronology xxiv
TRANSLATION
Book I
3(24)
Book II
27(45)
Book III
72(31)
Book IV
103(28)
Explanatory Notes 131(69)
Appendix: Differences from Barber's Oxford Classical Text 200(4)
Brief Bibliography 204

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