Civil War

Civil War

by Lucan

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This new translation in free verse conveys the full force of Lucan's writing and his grimly realistic view of the subject. The Introduction sets the scene for the reader unfamiliar with Lucan and explores his relationship with earlier writers of Latin epic, and his interest in the sensational. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


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ISBN-13: 9781420967746
Publisher: Digireads.com Publishing
Publication date: 03/20/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Matthew Fox is Visiting Professor of Classics at Rutgers University.

Ethan Adams is an assistant professor in classics at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.

Table of Contents

Preface Matthew Fox ix

Introduction and Notes Matthew Fox Ethan Adams xi

Suggestions for Further Reading li

Notes on the Text and Translation lv

Chronology of Roman Historical Events lxi

Map lxiv

Civil War

Appendix: Satyricon 317

Greek and Latin Names for the Winds 331

Notes 332

Glossary 445

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