Homage to Horace
A Bimillenary Celebration
Edited by S. J. Harrison
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Homage to Horace by S. J. Harrison
Book DescriptionThis book combines one of the most famous names in Latin literature, the Roman poet Horace, with the creme de la creme of contemporary international classical scholarship. The seventeen brand new pieces have been brought together to celebrate the bimillenary of the poet's death, and range from detailed treatments of particular poems to general issues about Horace's literary techniques, themes, biography, and reception in later times. An introduction sets the book in the context of contemporary scholarship on the poet.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198149545
(224mm x 143mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 8-Jun-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Generic Enrichment in Vergil and Horace, Paperback (March 2011)» View all books by S. J. Harrison
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