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Epodes

Author: Horace.; David Mankin
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Epodes, with the first book of the Satires, were Horace's first published work. They consist of a collection of seventeen poems in different versions of the iambus, the metre traditionally associated with lampoon and in particular with the seventh-century Greek poet Archilochus. In none of Horace's works is his originality more brilliantly displayed than in this creative appropriation of a hitherto unexploited
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Named Person: Horace (0065?-0008? av. J.-C.).
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Horace.; David Mankin
ISBN: 0521394694 9780521394697 052139774X 9780521397742
OCLC Number: 31241777
Language Note: Text in Latin, commentary in English, with some Classical Greek in appendices.
Description: vii, 321 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction: 1. Horace; 2. Historical background; 3. The Epodes and early Greek iambus; 4. The Epode book; 5. Language and style; 6. Metre; 7. The text; Q. HORATI FLACCI IAMBORVM LIBER; Commentary; Appendices; Bibliography; Indexes to the commentary.
Series Title: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics.
Other Titles: Epodae
Responsibility: Horace ; edited by David Mankin.
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This is the only commentary to provide a full and detailed interpretation in English of Horace's book of Epodes.  Read more...

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