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The Thebaid : seven against Thebes

Author: P Papinius Statius; Charles Stanley Ross
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In recent times, however, it has received perhaps less attention than it deserves, in large part because there has been no accessible, dynamic translation of the work into English. Charles Stanley  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Statius, P. Papinius (Publius Papinius).
Thebaid.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)646928180
Named Person: Polynices, (Greek mythological figure); Eteocles, King of Thebes (Mythological character); Eteocles, King of Thebes (Mythological character); Polynices, (Greek mythological figure)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P Papinius Statius; Charles Stanley Ross
ISBN: 0801869080 9780801869082
OCLC Number: 57449261
Description: xxxvii, 386 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 Exile 1 --
2 Ambush 27 --
3 Omens 54 --
4 Thirst 82 --
5 Women of Lemnos 114 --
6 Funeral Games 141 --
7 Earth Opens 175 --
8 Savage Hunger 204 --
9 Tide and Time 232 --
10 Sacrifices 264 --
11 Piety 298 --
12 Clemency 326.
Other Titles: Thebais.
Responsibility: Publius Papinius Statius ; translated with an introduction by Charles Stanley Ross.
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