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The origin of sin : an English translation of the Hamartigenia

Author: Prudentius; Martha A Malamud
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2011.
Series: Cornell studies in classical philology, v. 61.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first English translation in more than 40 years of Prudentius's "Hamartigenia," which considers the origin of sin in the universe and its consequences, culminating with a vision of judgment day.

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version.
Hamartigenia. English.
Named Person: Aurelius Prudentius Clemens
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Prudentius; Martha A Malamud
ISBN: 9780801442223 0801442222 9780801488726 0801488729
OCLC Number: 726621711
Description: xiii, 235 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: THE ORIGIN OF SIN: AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION --
Preface --
The Origin of Sin --
AN INTERPRETIVE ESSAY --
Introduction --
1. Writing in Chains --
2. Figuring It Out --
3. Seeking Hidden Truth --
4. Falling into Language --
5. Under Assault --
6. Generation of Vipers --
7. Signs of Woe --
8. In Aenigmate.
Series Title: Cornell studies in classical philology, v. 61.
Other Titles: Hamartigenia.
Responsibility: Prudentius ; translated and with an interpretive essay by Martha A. Malamud.

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"Martha A. Malamud's translation of the Hamartigenia does justice to the poetic qualities of the original, while at the same time making the sense clear in what is at times a very difficult text. Read more...

 
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