Statius: Silvae IV

Statius: Silvae IV

by Publius Papinius Statius
     
 

ISBN-10: 1853995827

ISBN-13: 9781853995828

Pub. Date: 12/18/1998

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

The Roman poet Statius' 4th book of "Silvae", published in AD 95, follows its preface with nine poems celebrating occasions from the building of a road to the gift-giving Saturnalian festival. This edition provides the first commentary since Vollmer's of 1898, and covers textual, linguistic, literary and historical questions. The introduction covers Statius' career

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The Roman poet Statius' 4th book of "Silvae", published in AD 95, follows its preface with nine poems celebrating occasions from the building of a road to the gift-giving Saturnalian festival. This edition provides the first commentary since Vollmer's of 1898, and covers textual, linguistic, literary and historical questions. The introduction covers Statius' career, the book's chronology and its textual tradition, and the book contains new text, full critical apparatus and facing prose English translation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853995828
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/18/1998
Series:
Classic Commentaries Series
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.58(d)

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