Claudian the Poet

Claudian the Poet

by Clare Coombe


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107058347
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/22/2018
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Clare Coombe is Head of Classics at The Oratory School, Reading and retains a research interest in Late Antique and Early Christian Latin poetry.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. In Rufinum: heroes, monsters, and the universe in the balance; 2. The universe ready to be destabilized (IV Cons., Stil., Rapt., Epith.); 3. Monsters ready to destabilize the universe (c.m.53, Gig.Gr., Rapt., Eut., VI Cons., Get.); 4. The hero keeping the universe stable and restoring the Golden Age (Stil., c.m.27, Get.); 5. Not quite the hero (IV Cons., Fesc., Epith.); 6. The deceitful poet (Rapt., Epith., Get., VI Cons., Eut.); Conclusion.

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