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Odes. III, Dulce periculum

Odes. III, Dulce periculum

Author: Horace; David West
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Latin
"The aim of this book is to provide a translation and commentary which will help newcomers to Horace, whether or not they know Latin, to understand how the poetry works. This third book of Odes begins with the 'Roman odes' in praise of Augustus, the ruthless politician who had won control over the whole known world. These poems should, therefore, interest historians as poetic presentations of an ideology, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Laudatory poetry, Latin
Early works
Laudatory poetry
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Poésie élogieuse
Translations into English
Poetry Early works to 1800
Named Person: Horace; Horace.; Horace; Horace.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horace; David West
ISBN: 9780198721642 0198721641 9780198721659 019872165X 0199263140 9780199263141
OCLC Number: 50526181
Language Note: Text in Latin with parallel English translation; introduction and commentary in English.
Notes: The Latin text is based on the Oxford Classical Texts edition of E.C. Wickham in its second edition by H.W. Garrod (1912), with some variations by West.
Description: xxv, 280 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Odes.
Horace Odes III
Horace Odes 3
Horace Odes three
Dulce periculum
Responsibility: Horace ; [text, translation and commentary by] David West.


The three books of Horace's "Odes" were published in 23 BC and gained him his reputation as the greatest Latin lyric poet. This title provides the Latin text of the third book together with a  Read more...


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David West takes a refreshing approach insofar as academic questions are sobered by looking at how the poems work as poems. * Quadrant No.405 * All of us who love Latin and its diverse literature are Read more...

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