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Virgil on the nature of things : the Georgics, Lucretius, and the didactic tradition

Author: Monica Gale
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
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This book explores the relationship between the Georgics and earlier works in the didactic tradition.

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Gale, Monica (Monica R.).
Virgil on the nature of things.
Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2000
(DLC) 99462247
(OCoLC)43334297
Named Person: Virgil.; Titus Lucretius Carus; Titus Lucretius Carus; Virgil; Virgil; Virgil; Virgile.; Lucrèce.; Lucrèce; Virgile; Virgile
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Gale
ISBN: 0511017324 9780511017322 0511030711 9780511030710 9780511482182 0511482183
OCLC Number: 56416029
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 321 p.)
Contents: Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction: influence, allusion, intertextuality; 2. Beginnings and endings; 3. The gods, the farmer and the natural world; 4. Virgil's metamorphoses: mythological allusions; 5. Labor improbus; 6. The wonders of the natural world; 7. The cosmic battlefield: warfare and military imagery; 8. Epilogue: the philosopher and the farmer; Bibliography; Indexes.
Responsibility: Monica R. Gale.

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