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Achilleid

Author: Publius Papinius Statius, Dichter Römisches Reich; O A W Dilke; Robert Cowan
Publisher: Bristol : Bristol Phoenix, 2007.
Series: Classic editions
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Repr.View all editions and formats
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Statius' 'Achilleid' is perhaps the most remarkable of all Latin epic poems. Its project - to tell the whole life of Achilles - was cut short by the poet's untimely death. In relating this story,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ausgabe
Poetry
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Publius Papinius Statius, Dichter Römisches Reich; O A W Dilke; Robert Cowan
ISBN: 1904675115 9781904675112
OCLC Number: 637214414
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 1954.
Einf. engl., Text lat.
Description: 161 S.
Contents: INTRODUCTION TO NEW EDITION Statius and the 'Achilleid' Gender Genre Intertexuality Notes Select Bibliography ORIGINAL PREFACE ORIGINAL INTRODUCTION 1. Life of Statius 2. Date of Composition of the 'Achilleid' 3. Theme of the 'Achilleid' 4. Synopsis 5. Sources 6. Language and Style 7.Grammar and Syntax 8. Character-drawing 9. Influence of Statius 10. Manuscripts 11. Bibliography THE TEXT Book I Book II NOTES
Series Title: Classic editions
Other Titles: Achilleis
Responsibility: Statius ; edited with introduction, apparatus criticus and notes by O.A.W. Dilke.
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This slim volume contains far more than its size suggests; the Latin text of Statius' Achilleid, an introduction and a learned commentary by D., and an additional introduction and bibliography to Read more...

 
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