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A Commentary On Catullus

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


  • Poetry,
  • Literary Criticism / Poetry,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages586
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Open LibraryOL9743614M
ISBN 100548184216
ISBN 109780548184219

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Other editions containing works of Catullus [Gaius Valerius Catullus] Oxford World's Classics: Catullus: The Complete Poems. Ed. Guy Lee () Oxford Classical Texts: C. Valerii Catulli: Carmina. Ed. R. A. B. Mynors ().   Catullus invented the "angry love poem." Gaius Valerius Catullus (ca. 84 BC – ca. 54 BC) was a Roman poet of the 1st century BC. His surviving works are still read widely, and continue to influence poetry and other forms of art/5. That said, Fordyce's commentary is the go-to guide for all students of Catullus. His commentary and insight are essential to understanding Catullus in the context of the late Republic and vis-a-vis Catullus' contemporaries. I have taken AP Latin Literature and I also recommend the AP Catullus book /5(3). This work is the magisterial commentary by the Oxford scholar Robinson Ellis (–) on the life and oeuvre of the Roman poet Catullus, whose work illuminates the Cited by:

This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.   A commentary on Catullus by Ellis, Robinson, Publication date Topics Catullus, Gaius Valerius Publisher Oxford: Clarendon press Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English. Addeddate Bookplateleaf 4 Call number SRLF:LAGEPages:   A commentary on Catullus by Robinson Ellis. Paperback $ View All Available Formats & Editions. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this book in a print format as the same form as it was originally first published. Hence any marks or annotations seen are left intentionally to preserve its true : Cambridge University Press. 6. The year of his birth and that of his death are stated by Jerome in his edition of the Chronicles of Eusebius, probably on the authority of the De Poetis of date of the year of Abraham (= B.C. 87) Jerome says, “ Gaius Valerius Catullus scriptor lyricus Veronae nascitur ”, and under that of , or, according to some MSS., (= B.C. 57,or 58), he says, Jerome.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ellis, Robinson, Commentary on Catullus. Hildesheim: Olms, Catullus has books on Goodreads with ratings. Catullus’s most popular book is The Complete Poems. a commentary on catullus Originally published in This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to /5(2). [19] tum: Catullus represents this as the first meeting of Peleus and Thetis; but, according to Apollonius , Peleus, though an Argonaut, was long since married; while Val. Flacc. represents the wedding of Peleus and Thetis as pictured among the adornments of the Argo itself, and Achilles as brought by Chiron to bid his father good-by.