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The complete Odes and Epodes / Horace ; translated with an introduction and notes by David West.

Horace. (Author). West, David Alexander. (Added Author). Horace. Epodae. English. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library PA 6395 .H67 2008 30775305461569 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780199555277 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0199555273 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxxiii, 200 p. ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, [2008]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- The life of Horace / Suetonius -- Translator's note -- Note on the text -- Select bibliography -- Chronological survey -- Epodes -- Odes, book 1 -- Odes, book 2 -- Odes, book 3 -- Secular hymn -- Odes, book 4 -- Explanatory notes -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
Horace (65-8 B.C.) is one of the most important and brilliant poets of the Augustan Age of Latin literature whose influence on European literature is unparalleled. Steeped in allusion to contemporary affairs, Horace's verse is best read in terms of his changing relationship to the public sphere. While the Odes are subtle and allusive, the Epodes are robust and coarse in their celebrations of sex and tirades against political leaders. This edition also includes the Secular Hymn and Suetonius's "Life of Horace." - Publisher.
Language Note:
Translated from the Latin.
Subject: Horace > Translations into English.
Odes > Translations into English.
Laudatory poetry, Latin > Translations into English.
Verse satire, Latin > Translations into English.
Rome > Poetry.

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