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Longinus On the Sublime in Zachary Pearce's Latin Translation
     

Longinus On the Sublime in Zachary Pearce's Latin Translation

by Claude Pavur
 
Here is most of the Latin text of the third edition (1762) of Zachary Pearce's translation of Longinus's On the Sublime, one of the most famous works of ancient aesthetics and literary appreciation. Its author most probably lived in the first century CE, and there is considerable doubt about his identity. This translation provides not only an example of

Overview

Here is most of the Latin text of the third edition (1762) of Zachary Pearce's translation of Longinus's On the Sublime, one of the most famous works of ancient aesthetics and literary appreciation. Its author most probably lived in the first century CE, and there is considerable doubt about his identity. This translation provides not only an example of eighteenth-century neo-Latin composition, but a way for Latin readers to incorporate highly interesting and valuable material into their course of studies.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016677958
Publisher:
Claude Pavur
Publication date:
06/05/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
260
File size:
270 KB

Meet the Author

Claude Pavur is a Latinist at The Institute of Jesuit Sources.

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