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De Rerum Natura IV

De Rerum Natura IV

J. Godwin

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856683084
eISBN:
9781800343115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856683084.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Book IV of Lucretius' great philosophical poem deals mainly with the psychology of sensation and thought. The heart of this book is a new text, incorporating the latest scholarship on the text of ... More

Herodas: Mimiambs

Herodas: Mimiambs

Graham Zanker (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688836
eISBN:
9781800342705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688836.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Before the publication of the second-century AD papyrus containing eight and a fragmentary ninth of the Mimiambs of Herodas in 1891, Herodas was known only through approximately twenty lines which ... More

Homer: OdysseyBooks I and II

Homer: Odyssey: Books I and II

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684692
eISBN:
9781800342712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684692.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This edition is produced with particular concern for the student coming to Homer for the first time. The text is given with facing translation and commentary, but the usual apparatus criticus at the ... More

Joseph of Exeter: Trojan WarBooks I-III

Joseph of Exeter: Trojan War: Books I-III

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682940
eISBN:
9781800342729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682940.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Joseph wrote his epic around the year 1180, and revised it at the court of Henry II of England where he had obtained some sort of post through the influence of his uncle, Baldwin, Archbishop of ... More

Juvenal SatiresBook IV

Juvenal Satires: Book IV

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781910572320
eISBN:
9781800342736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781910572320.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Juvenal's fourth book of Satires consists of three poems which are all concerned with contentment in various forms. The poems use humour and wit to puncture the pretensions of the foolish and the ... More

Juvenal: Satires Book V

Juvenal: Satires Book V

John Godwin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622171
eISBN:
9781800851030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622171.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Juvenal’s fifth and last book of Satires consists of three complete poems and one fragment. The poems offer a scandalised exposure of human folly and vice, but the poet also appears to be promoting ... More

Lucretius: De Rerum NaturaBook V

Lucretius: De Rerum Natura: Book V

Monica R. Gale (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688843
eISBN:
9781800343122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688843.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

For a work written more than two thousand years ago, in a society in many ways quite alien to our own, Lucretius' De Rerum Natura contains much of striking, even startling, contemporary relevance. ... More

Ovid: MetamorphosesBooks XIII-XV (plus indexes to all volumes)

Ovid: Metamorphoses: Books XIII-XV (plus indexes to all volumes)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687334
eISBN:
9781800343153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687334.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume completes this distinguished edition of Metamorphoses. The text is attractively and conveniently laid out, with Latin and translation en face. The translation is in blank verse for the ... More

Pindar: Selected Odes

Pindar: Selected Odes

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686689
eISBN:
9781800343160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686689.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Pindar's Odes, blending beauty of poetic form and profundity of thought, are one of the wonders of Ancient Greece. Composed in the first instance to commemorate athletics victories, they fan out like ... More

Reading Catullus

Reading Catullus

John Godwin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675631
eISBN:
9781781380703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675631.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Of all the Roman poets, Catullus is the most accessible for the modern reader. His poems range from the sublimely beautiful to the scatologically disgusting, from the world of heroic epic poetry to ... More

The Roman HannibalRemembering the Enemy in Silius Italicus' Punica

The Roman Hannibal: Remembering the Enemy in Silius Italicus' Punica

Claire Stocks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380284
eISBN:
9781781387252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380284.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

SiliusItalicus’ Punica, the longest surviving epic in Latin literature, has seen a resurgence of interest among scholars in recent years. A celebration of Rome's triumph over Hannibal and Carthage ... More

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