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Sextus Propertius : the augustan elegist

Author: Francis Cairns
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 30-15 BC Sextus Propertius composed at Rome four books of elegies which exhibit an unparalleled richness of themes, concepts and language. This book relates Propertius' elegies to his family and  Read more...

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Named Person: Sesto Properzio
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Cairns
ISBN: 0521864577 9780521864572
OCLC Number: 799485487
Description: xvi, 492 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; Abbreviations; 1. The Propertii; 2. The Volcacii Tulli and others; 3. 'Gallus'; 4. Gallan elegies, themes and motifs; 5. Gallan metrics I; 6. Gallan metrics II; 7. Propertius 1.20, Gallus, and Parthenius of Nicaea; 8. Maecenas; 9. The circle of Maecenas in Propertius 2.34; 10. Augustus; 11. A lighter shade of praise? Propertius 3.17 and 3.14; 12. Three Propemptika for 'Caesar'; Works cited; Indexes.
Responsibility: Francis Cairns.

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Review of the hardback: '... there is an enormous amount of useful material here ... he (Cairns) offers useful stimuli to thought and argument.' The Times Literary Supplement

 
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