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Horace, I, Odes and Epodes (Loeb Classical Library)

Horace, I, Odes and Epodes (Loeb Classical Library)
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Description: The poetry of Horace (born 65 BCE) is richly varied, its focus moving between public and private concerns, urban and rural settings, Stoic and Epicurean thought. Here is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of the great Roman poet's Odes and Epodes, a fluid translation facing the Latin text. Horace took pride in being the first Roman to write a body of lyric poetry. For models he turned to Greek lyric, especially to the poetry of Alcaeus, Sappho, and Pindar; but his poems are set in a Roman context. His four books of odes cover a wide range of moods and topics. Some are public poems, upholding the traditional values of coura ... (more)
Manufacturer: Harvard University Press
Release date: 22 June 2004
ISBN-10 : 0674996097 | ISBN-13: 9780674996090
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Loeb Classical Library (506 books items)

"The poetry of Horace (born 65 BCE) is richly varied, its focus moving between public and private concerns, urban and rural settings, Stoic and Epicurean thought. Here is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of the great Roman poet's Odes and Epodes."



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