Silver Latin Epic

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H.M. Currie
Bloomsbury Academic, 1985 - Foreign Language Study - 92 pages
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This selection of passages from the epic poets of the Silver Latin age of poetry (AD 14-117) is aimed at late school and university students. It is provided with a useful short introduction, the Latin texts, a commentary giving guidance on context and syntax, and an appendix of comparative passages from Virgil and Ennius. Passages included are: Lucan 1.33-66, 1.524-549, 3.399-452, 5.169-197, 5.504-596, 8.698-711, 9.1-18; Valerius Flaccus 1.608-642, 2.38-58, 5.416-454, 5.329-342, 6.575-601, 6.752-760, 7.1-25, 7.78-81, 7.103-126; Silius Italicus 4.81-87, 7.282-307, 10.527-542, 13.326-340, 13.806-822, 16.229-244; Statius: Thebaid 2.496-526, 3.420-439, 4.786-796, 5.361-375, 6.54-73, 8.373-394, 8.548-553, 9.885-907, 10.134-155; Statius: Achilleid 1.363-375.

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Lucan 3 399452
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Silius Italicus 4 8187
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H. MacL. Currie was Professor in the Department of Humanities at Teeside Polytechnic, UK.

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