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A companion to the study of Virgil

Author: Nicholas Horsfall
Publisher: Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1995.
Series: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 151.
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A Companion to the Study of Virgil is not yet another introduction to Virgil's poetry, nor is it the thinking man's version of the bibliographies in ANRW. The editor and three outside contributors offer a guide both to the key problems and to the most intelligent discussions. They do not offer 'solutions' to all the difficulties, but are not frightened to admit that this we do not know, that that is a mess, and that  Read more...
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Companion to the study of Virgil.
Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1995
(OCoLC)647034061
Named Person: Virgil; Virgil; Virgile; Virgile; Virgil.; Virgile
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Horsfall
ISBN: 9004095594 9789004095595
OCLC Number: 32389481
Description: xiv, 326 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Virgil: his life and times / N.M. Horsfall --
Ch. 2. Bucolics / A. Perutelli --
Ch. 3. Georgics / N.M. Horsfall --
Ch. 4. Aeneid / N.M. Horsfall --
Ch. 5. Style, language and metre / N.M. Horsfall --
Ch. 6. Virgil's impact at Rome: The non-literary evidence / N.M. Horsfall --
Ch. 7. Virgil: The literary impact / W.R. Barnes --
Ch. 8. The transmission of Virgil's works in Antiquity and the Middle Ages / M. Geymonat --
Appendix / W.V. Clausen.
Series Title: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 151.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Horsfall.

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