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Horace

Author: Theodore Martin, Sir
Publisher: Edinburgh : W. Blackwood, 1870.
Series: Ancient classics for English readers.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Martin, Theodore, Sir, 1816-1909.
Horace.
Edinburgh : W. Blackwood, 1870
(OCoLC)656639591
Named Person: Horace.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Martin, Sir
OCLC Number: 3489545
Description: ix, 203 p. ; 18 cm.
Contents: 1. Birth --
Education --
Campaign with Brutus and Cassius --
2. Returns to Rome after Battle of Philippi --
Early poems --
3. Introduction to Maecenas --
The journey to Brundusium --
4. Publication of first book of satires --
His friends --
Receives the Sabine farm from Maecenas --
5. Life in Rome --
Horace's bore --
Extravagance of the Roman dinners --
6. Horace's love-poetry --
7. Horace's poems to his friends --
His praises of contentment --
8. Prevailing belief in astrology --
Horace's views of a hereafter --
Relations with Maecenas --
Belief in the permanence of his own fame --
9. Horace's relations with Augustus --
His love of independence --
10. Delicacy of Horace's health --
His cheerfulness --
Love of books --
His philosophy practical --
Epistle to Augustus --
Death.
Series Title: Ancient classics for English readers.
Responsibility: by Theodore Martin.

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