Lucan: Bello Civili I

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Bloomsbury Academic, 1 gen 1998 - 159 pagine

This edition is of Book I of Lucan's epic poem, De Bello Civili, sometimes also known as the Pharsalia, a great work of the Silver Age of Latin literature. Book I summarises the background to the civil war between Caesar and Pompey and takes the narrative as far as Caesar's crossing of the Rubicon and the outbreak of panic in the city of Rome, including many signs and portents. This edition includes an extensive introduction, the Latin text,notes on the text, critical apparatus and index.

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This book has an advertisement and a note which states that `This little volume, prepared as an experiment, needs no preface'. Surely that is a preface or part of one. I wonder what happened to Flavia Hodges from Clare College, Cambridge, who once owned this book. Leggi recensione completa

Informazioni sull'autore (1998)

The late R.J. Getty was Professor of Classics, University College, Toronto.

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