Classics in Translation by Peter Jones
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Classics in Translation
By Peter Jones

Classics in Translation

By (author) See other recent books by Peter Jones
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $36.99
Your Price: $33.29 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.66 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Classics in Translation by Peter Jones

Book Description

Introducing the work of 20 of the ancient world's greatest authors, this work presents brief, readable essays, fully illustrated with quotations from modern (and some ancient) translations. The writers covered include Homer, Sappho, Herodotus, the Greek tragedians, the comic poets, sexy and subtle love poets such as Catullus, and vicious but witty satirists like Martial and Juvenal.

Buy Classics in Translation book by Peter Jones from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780715628683
ISBN-10: 0715628682
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 8mm)
Pages: 162
Imprint: Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 12-Nov-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Peter Jones

Quid Pro Quo by Peter Jones Quid Pro Quo, Hardback (October 2016)

A surprising, witty and entertaining journey through the Latin roots of the English language, by the bestselling author of Veni Vidi Vici and Eureka!

Newport Rugby Greats by Peter Jones Newport Rugby Greats, Paperback (January 2016)

Tracing the club's most iconic and successful players and managers.

Navigational Enterprises in Europe and its Empires, 1730-1850 by Peter Jones Navigational Enterprises in Europe and its Empires, 1730-1850, Hardback (October 2015)

This book explores the development of navigation in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It examines the role of men of science, seamen and practitioners across Europe, and the realities of navigational practice, showing that old and new methods were complementary not exclusive, their use dependent on many competing factors.

» View all books by Peter Jones

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Classics in Translation book by Peter Jones and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Peter Jones

Peter Jones is co-founder of The Friends of Classics and one of the best-known figures in the teaching and appreciation of the Classics, a regular contributor to national newspapers and the author of many books and articles.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Peter Jones close
Quid Pro Quo by Peter Jones
Newport Rugby Greats by Peter Jones
Navigational Enterprises in Europe and its Empires, 1730-1850 by Peter Jones
Track Two Diplomacy in Theory and Practice by Peter Jones
Eureka! by Peter Jones
Other Worldview by Peter Jones
1848 Revolutions by Peter Jones
Best Front Range Trail Runs by Peter Jones
Iliad by Peter Jones
Eureka! by Peter Jones
Pagan Heart of Today's Culture by Peter Jones
Torch in Flame by Peter Jones
Veni, Vidi, Vici by Peter Jones
Stormy Blast by Peter Jones
From Virtue to Venality by Peter Jones
How to Do Everything and be Happy by Peter Jones
Reception of David Hume in Europe by Peter Jones
Operations Management by Peter Jones
Big Book of Celebrity Inventions by Peter Jones
Making Model Buildings for Garden Railways by Peter Jones
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close