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Panegyricus de sexto consulatu Honorii Augusti

Author: Claudius Claudianus; Michael Dewar
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
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Claudian is often called the last Latin poet of the classical tradition. This is the first ever English edition of his last extant work, complete with an introduction, newly edited text, facing English translation, and richly detailed commentary. The De Sexto Consulatu Honorii shows Claudian at the height of his considerable powers. A superb example of the literature of Late Antiquity, it records in exquisite and
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Claudianus, Claudius.
Panegyricus de sexto consulatu Honorii Augusti.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605578901
Named Person: Flavius Honorius, Emperor of Rome; Flavius Honorius, Emperor of Rome; Flavius Honorius, Emperor of Rome; Honorius, empereur romain)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claudius Claudianus; Michael Dewar
ISBN: 0198149646 9780198149644
OCLC Number: 34151541
Language Note: Latin text with parallel English translation.
Description: lvii, 432 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Panegyricus de sexto consulatu Honorii Augusti.
Responsibility: Claudian ; edited with introduction, translation, and literary commentary by Michael Dewar.
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This is an edition of Claudian's poem which celebrates the defeat of Alarci the Visigoth's first invasion of Italy (402 AD). This book provides an analysis of the historical background and of  Read more...

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