Complete Works of Lucan (Delphi Classics)

Complete Works of Lucan (Delphi Classics)

by Delphi Classics

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Complete Works of Lucan (Delphi Classics) by Delphi Classics

In spite of his short life, being forced to commit suicide by the Emperor Nero, Lucan created an epic poem that is now recognised as one of the crowning achievements of the Silver Age of Latin literature. The Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin texts. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete extant works of Lucan, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and a special dual Latin and English text. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Lucan's life and works
* Features the complete works of Lucan, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introduction to the epic poem
* Provides both verse and prose translations of THE CIVIL WAR
* Includes J. D. Duff’s celebrated prose translation, previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Lucan – first time in digital publishing
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the poems or works you want to read with individual contents tables
* Provides a special dual English and Latin text, allowing readers to compare the texts (Latin and Duff’s translation) section by section – ideal for students
* Features two bonus biographies - explore Lucan's ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Translations
THE CIVIL WAR
PROSE TRANSLATION by J. D. Duff
VERSE TRANSLATION by Edward Ridley

The Latin Text
DE BELLO CIVILI

The Dual Text
DUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biography
INTRODUCTION TO LUCAN by J. D. Duff
THE LIFE OF LUCAN by Suetonius

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781910630419
Publisher: Delphi Publishing Limited
Publication date: 02/01/2011
Series: Delphi Ancient Classics
Sold by: PUBLISHDRIVE KFT
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 MB

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