Poems of Catullus

Poems of Catullus

by Gaius Valerius Catullus



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780394713366
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/1971
Pages: 239

About the Author

Peter Green is Dougherty Centennial Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin and Adjunct Professor of Classics at the University of Iowa. He is the author of many books, including Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography (California, 1991) and Alexander to Actium: The Historical Evolution of the Hellenistic Age (California, 1990). His translations include Ovid's The Poems of Exile: Tristia and the Black Sea Letters (California, 2005), Juvenal's The Sixteen Satires (third edition, 1998), and Apollonios Rhodios's The Argonautika: The Story of Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece (California, 1997).

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgments Abbreviations

Introduction Life and Background Lesbia/Clodia The Literary Context

The Text: Arrangement and Transmission Reception and Reinterpretation Translation and Its Problems The Catullan Meters The Poems (1-116)

Explanatory Notes Glossary Bibliography Index

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