A Commentary on Propertius

Author: S. J. Heyworth,J. H. W. Morwood

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0199571481

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 392

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An edition of the most wide-ranging and entertaining of the books of the Latin love poet Propertius. A lucid and informative introduction sets the scene, and the notes, as well as offering a detailed and stimulating commentary, give a substantial amount of linguistic help to ensure that the poems are approachable.

A Commentary on Vergil, Aeneid 3

Author: S. J. Heyworth,J. H. W. Morwood

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198727828


Page: 352

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The Aeneid, generally considered the greatest poem of Roman literature, is a story of migration, and Book 3 is at the heart of this story--the arrestingly dramatic account that Aeneas gives to the Carthaginian Queen Dido of his people's journey from the sacked city of Troy. This journey sees them encounter a series of brilliantly characterized individuals and visit some of the most extraordinary places in the central Mediterranean, both real and imaginary: shrines and volcanoes, floating islands and monsters. Yet though it is on one level a thrilling traveller's tale, it is also a profound story of a voyage from a dead past to an uncertain, but ultimately glorious, future in Augustan Rome. This new edition contains an introduction, the Latin text, and a detailed commentary, as well as an extensive Appendix illustrating the rich variety of texts that Vergil used as his models through an ample collection of relevant passages: from the heroic voyages described in the Odyssey and the Argonautica, to tragic explorations of the aftermath of Troy's fall (especially Euripides' Hecuba, Troades, and Andromache) and texts on Delos and Etna. The introduction grounds the book in its historical and literary contexts, while the commentary itself aims to bring out the poet's artistry and learning, keeping the dramatic situation of Aeneas' storytelling in view throughout. Translations of all cited Latin and Greek and regular references to Roman history will provide readers new and old with a clear understanding not only of the original text, but also of the poet's vision of Rome, history, and humanity.

Dichter, Denker, Denkmäler

Beiträge zum altsprachlichen Unterricht

Author: Rolf Kussl

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3939526215

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

View: 8204


Der im Auftrag des Bayerischen Staatsministeriums für Unterricht und Kultus herausgegebene Band vereint neun Beiträge zum altsprachlichen Unterricht: K. Bartels: Herodots Kroisosgeschichte - Th. Baier: Zur Doppelstruktur einiger Catull-Gedichte - N. Holzberg: Die Postumus-Gedichte des Horaz und Properz - S. Lorenz: Mythologische Szenen in Ovids Ars amatoria - M. Janka: Martials Epigramme und ihre Rezeption - K. S. Freyberger: Die Basilica Aemilia auf dem Forum Romanum - K. S. Freyberger / R. Markoff Die Gräberstraßen in Pompeji - S. Lorenz: Kompetenzorientierter Unterricht und kompetenzorientierte Aufgabenformen - K. Brodersen: Spätantiker Wein aus der Pfalz

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

Author: Barbara K. Gold

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118241436

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 580

View: 5473


A Companion to Roman Love Elegy is the first comprehensivework dedicated solely to the study of love elegy. The genre isexplored through 33 original essays thatoffer new and innovativeapproaches to specific elegists and the discipline as awhole. Contributors represent a range of established names and youngerscholars, all of whom are respected experts in their fields Contains original, never before published essays, which areboth accessible to a wide audience and offer a new approach to thelove elegists and their work Includes 33 essays on the Roman elegists Catullus, Tibullus,Propertius, Sulpicia, and Ovid, as well as their Greek and Romanpredecessors and later writers who were influenced by theirwork Recent years have seen an explosion of interest in Roman elegyfrom scholars who have used a variety of critical approaches toopen up new avenues of understanding

Horace: Odes Book II

Author: Horace

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107012910

Category: History

Page: 274

View: 6722


The first substantial commentary for a generation on this book of Horace's Odes, a great masterpiece of classical Latin literature.

Propertius, Greek Myth, and Virgil

Rivalry, Allegory, and Polemic

Author: Peter Heslin

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0192524291

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 319

View: 6883


This volume offers a strikingly innovative account of Propertius' relationship with Virgil, positing a keen rivalry between two of the greatest poets of Latin literature, contemporaries within the circle of Maecenas. It begins by examining all of the references to Greek mythology in Propertius' first book; these passages emerge as strongly intertextual in nature, providing a way for the poet to situate himself with respect to his predecessors, both Greek and Roman. More specifically, myth is also the medium of a sustained polemic with Virgil's Eclogues, published only a few years earlier. Virgil's response can be traced in the Georgics, and subsequently, in his second and third books, Propertius continued to use mythology and its relationship to contemporary events as a vehicle for literary polemic. This volume argues that their competition can be seen as exemplifying a revised model for how the poets within Maecenas' circle interacted and engaged with each other's work - a model based on rivalry rather than ideological adhesion or subversion - while also painting a revealing picture of how Virgil was viewed by a contemporary in the days before his death had canonized his work as an instant classic. In particular, its novel interpretation offers us a new understanding of Propertius, one of the foundational figures in Western love poetry, and how his frequent references to other poets, especially Gallus and Ennius, take on new meanings when interpreted as responses to Virgil's changing career.

Dolor und ingenium

Untersuchungen zur römischen Liebeselegie

Author: Mechthild Baar

Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag

ISBN: 9783515088138

Category: History

Page: 267

View: 6572


aSo ahnlich - und doch so verschieden!o So konnte die Bewertung zu den drei uns erhaltenen romischen Liebeselegikern lauten (Tibull, Properz, Ovid). Zur Zeit des Augustus erfuhr die romische Liebeselegie eine kurze, aber hochintensive Blute. Unter der Maske der subjektiv-erotischen Dichtung verfolgen die Elegiker eine Vielzahl nuancenreicher und komplexer poetischer Ziele. Diese sind zumeist mit hochster Raffinesse hinter der beim ersten Lesen aufscheinenden Sinnebene der Texte verborgen, und sie erschliessen sich, zumal in ihren poetischen und zeitpolitischen Querverweisen, erst beim wiederholten Lesen. Die Verfasserin betrachtet Liebesklagen des Tibull und des Properz sowie aus den aAmoreso des Ovid und analysiert poetologische Selbstaussagen der drei Elegiker. Von diesen beiden Ansatzpunkten ausgehend arbeitet sie Grundmerkmale der Dichter heraus. Sie sucht hinter dem Verbindenden der gemeinsamen erotischen Thematik das methodisch-poetologisch Trennende und zeigt individuelle dichterische Wege der Elegiker auf. .

Propertius, Tibullus and Ovid: A Selection of Love Poetry

Author: Anita Nikkanen

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474266169

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 176

View: 9648


This is the OCR-endorsed publication from Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 3) prescription of Ovid's Amores 1.1 and 2.5, Propertius 1.1 and Tibullus 1.1 with the A-Level (Group 4) prescription of Ovid's Amores 2.7 and 2.8, Propertius 1.3 and 2.14 and Tibullus 1.3, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary, with a detailed introduction that also covers the prescribed text to be read in English for A Level. Propertius, Tibullus and Ovid are our three main writers of Latin love elegy. The selected poems depict the bitter-sweet love affairs of the poet-lovers and their mistresses, from the heartbreak of rejection to the elation at love reciprocated. While Propertius's and Ovid's setting is the city and their poems show us such details of urbane Roman life as drinking parties and elaborate hair-dressing, Tibullus introduces the idyll of the countryside to the genre. Their sophisticated poems combine intense emotion with wit and irony, and celebrate the life of love and their mistresses, Propertius's Cynthia, Tibullus's Delia and Nemesis, and Ovid's Corinna.

Dream, Fantasy, and Visual Art in Roman Elegy

Author: Emma Scioli

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Pres

ISBN: 0299303845

Category: Art

Page: 278

View: 7032


The elegists, ancient Rome s most introspective poets, filled their works with vivid, first-person accounts of dreams. Emma Scioli examines these varied and visually striking textual dreamscapes, arguing that the poets exploited dynamics of visual representation to share with readers the intensely personal experience of dreaming. "

Grazer Beiträge

Zeitschrift für die klassische Altertumswissenschaft

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Classical philology

Page: N.A

View: 1899


Ovid: Ars Amatoria

Author: Ovid,Roy K. Gibson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521813709

Category: History

Page: 446

View: 611


A full-scale commentary emphasising the poem's didactic elements and its treatment of women.

Propertius: Elegies

Author: Propertius

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521819571

Category: History

Page: 258

View: 5088


Propertius' fourth book is his most challenging and innovative. A wide range of literary, inscriptional and archaeological material is used to illuminate this many-sided poetry. The edition should be valuable to both students and scholars.