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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:   Print book : English : Repr.View all editions and formats
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Its project - to tell the whole life of Achilles - was cut short by the poet's untimely death. In relating this story Statius explores the nature of gender and the limits of the epic genre, while  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Ausgabe
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Named Person: Achilles, (Mythological character); Achilles, (Mythological character)
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 EDITIONStatius and the 'Achilleid'GenderGenreIntertexualityNotesSelect BibliographyORIGINAL PREFACEORIGINAL INTRODUCTION1. Life of Statius2. Date of Composition of the 'Achilleid'3. Theme of the 'Achilleid'4. Synopsis5. Sources6. Language and Style7.Grammar and Syntax8. Character-drawing9. Influence of Statius10. Manuscripts11. BibliographyTHE TEXTBook IBook IINOTES
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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