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The Georgics: A Poem of the Land: A Poem of the Land

Virgil - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 224 pages
One of the greatest poems of the classical world, Virgil's Georgics is a glorious celebration of the eternal beauty of the natural world, now brought vividly to life in a ...
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Generic Enrichment in Vergil and Horace

S. J. Harrison - Literary Collections - 2007 - 272 pages
S. J. Harrison sets out to sketch one answer to a key question in Latin literary history: why did the period c.39-19 BC in Rome produce such a rich range of complex poetical ...
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Vergil's Georgics

Katharina Volk - Literary Collections - 2008 - 281 pages
A collection of ten classic essays on Vergil's Georgics, written between 1970 and 1999. The contributions represent recent developments in Vergilian scholarship, and are placed ...
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The Cambridge Companion to Horace

Stephen Harrison - History - 2007
Horace is a central author in Latin literature. His work spans a wide range of genres, from iambus to satire, and odes to literary epistle, and he is just as much at home ...
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Allegories of Farming from Greece and Rome: Philosophical Satire in Xenophon ...

Leah Kronenberg - History - 2009
In this book Professor Kronenberg shows that Xenophon's Oeconomicus, Varro's De Re Rustica and Virgil's Georgics are not simply works on farming but belong to a tradition of ...
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The Shadows of Poetry: Vergil in the Mind of Augustine

Sabine MacCormack - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 273 pages
Imperial ceremony was a vital form of self-expression for late antique society. Sabine MacCormack examines the ceremonies of imperial arrivals, funerals, and coronations from ...
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The Cambridge Companion to Virgil

Charles Martindale - History - 1997 - 408 pages
Virgil became a school author in his own lifetime and the centre of the Western canon for the next 1800 years, exerting a major influence on European literature, art, and ...
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Virgil as Orpheus: A Study of the Georgics

M. Owen Lee - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 171 pages
Presents a popular introduction to Virgil's Georgics for the general reader.
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Virgil's Garden: The Nature of Bucolic Space

Frederick Jones - Poetry - 2013 - 208 pages
Virgil's book of bucolic verse, the Eclogues, defines a green space separate from the outside worlds both of other Roman verse and of the real world of his audience. However ...
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The Politics of Desire: Propertius IV

Micaela Janan - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 255 pages
Propertius (ca. 54 b.c.--ca. 2 b.c.) was a Roman poet who composed four compelling books of elegies in the chaotic years surrounding Rome's transition from republic to empire ...
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