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Horace: Odes Book II

Edited by Stephen Harrison, University of Oxford

Description

Horace's Odes remain among the most widely read works of classical literature. This volume constitutes the first substantial commentary for a generation on this book, and presents Horace's poems for a new cohort of modern students and scholars. The introduction focusses on the particular features of this poetic book and its place in Horace's poetic career and in the literary environment of its particular time in the 20s BCE. The text and commentary both look back to the long and…

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Key features

  • A full and accessible commentary on Odes II, essential for students and scholars
  • Offers new solutions to established problems of text and interpretation
  • Explores Book II within the context of Horace's poetic career and the wider Augustan literary scene

About the book

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/9781139003360
  • Series Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics
  • Subjects Classical Literature,Classical Studies
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 20 April 2017
    • ISBN: 9781107012912
    • Dimensions (mm): 216 x 138 mm
    • Weight: 0.45g
    • Page extent: 274 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 20 April 2017
    • ISBN: 9781107600904
    • Dimensions (mm): 216 x 138 mm
    • Weight: 0.35g
    • Page extent: 274 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 28 May 2018
    • ISBN: 9781139003360

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