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6 edition of Latin epic and didactic poetry found in the catalog.

Latin epic and didactic poetry

genre, tradition and individuality

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Published by Classical Press of Wales, Distributor in the United States: The David Brown Book Co. in Swansea, Wales, Oakville, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism,
  • Didactic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Monica Gale ; contributors, Ray Clare, ... [et al.]
    ContributionsGale, Monica.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6054 .L38 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 264 p. ;
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3436458M
    ISBN 100954384563
    LC Control Number2005281125
    OCLC/WorldCa58595920

    Hugh C. Parker has written: 'Greek gods in Italy in Ovid's Fasti' -- subject(s): Calendar in literature, Didactic poetry, Latin, Fasts and feasts in literature, Gods, Greek, in literature, Greek. The Augustan age (c. 27 BCE –14 CE) was a foundational, new beginning for Latin literature, and the intensely intertextual nature of Latin poetry reveals that the Augustan poets maintained a central place in virtually all subsequent literary production. Indeed, for generations critics have derided this intense artistic engagement with.

      To learn and practice scanning dactylic hexameter, visit A short primer on strategies for scanning Latin epic poetry. Selected Publications “Bugonia and the Aetiology of Didactic Poetry in Virgil, Georgics 4.” Forthcoming in Classical Quarterly. “An Image Sublime: The Milky Way in Aratus and Manilius”. Forthcoming in Teaching Through Images: Imagery in Ancient Didactic Poetry, ed. J. Strauss Clay and A. Vergados, Brill. “Hybrid Ennius: Cultural and Poetic Multiplicity in the Annals”.

    The Editors. Lilah Grace Canevaro is author of Hesiod’s Works and Days: How to Teach Self-Sufficiency (OUP, ) and Women of Substance in Homeric Epic: Objects, Gender, Agency (OUP, ). Her research centres on ancient Greek poetry, with a focus on gender. She pioneers new-materialist approaches to classical study, and has published also on classical reception and comparative literature. In this important and original new book, Joseph Farrell argues that there is a detailed and extensive program of literary allusion in Vergil's Georgics, moving basically from Hesiod and Aratus in the first book, to Lucretius in the middle two, to Homer in the fourth. This program involves what he calls "analytic" allusion, namely a reconstruction or interpretation of the texts alluded to; and.


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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Latin Epic and Didactic Poetry: Genre, Tradition and Individuality (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at. In sum, Latin Epic and Didactic Poetry is a well-edited volume that represents a useful contribution to the field.

The quality of individual papers and the extent of the material covered make for a collection that will prove valuable for scholars of the Latin hexameter genres as well as of genre more : Andrew Fenton.

Get this from a library. Latin epic and didactic poetry: genre, tradition and individuality. [Monica Gale;] -- "How is it possible for a poet to find his own individual voice, when he is writing in a tradition so venerable and so constrained by convention as Roman epic.

How do poets working in related genres. This book seeks to resolve the apparent contradiction by locating Lucretius' poem in the context of a very ancient tradition of didactic (or 'teaching') epic.

It explores some of the ways in which Lucretius, in this attempt to convince the reader of the truth of his philosophical Latin epic and didactic poetry book, makes the traditional features of epic poetry work for him.

Summary This chapter contains section titled: Epic and Didactic Greek Antecedents: Hesiod to Aratus The Development of Latin Didactic Didactic Poetry after Lucretius Intertextuality and Recurrent T.

Filed under: Epic poetry, Latin -- Adaptations -- Juvenile literature. The Aeneid for Boys and Girls, Told From Virgil in Simple Language (New York: Macmillan, ), by Alfred John Church, contrib. by Virgil (HTML at Gateway to the Classics) Filed under: Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.

Latin literature - Latin literature - The Carolingian renaissance: The revival of letters, accompanied by wide-scale copying of classical texts, to which the reign of Charlemagne (–) gave fresh impetus, produced some of the most brilliant literary achievements of the Latin Middle Ages.

An international elite of scholars, among whom the most distinguished were the Anglo-Saxon Alcuin. Dactylic hexameter (also known as "heroic hexameter" and "the meter of epic") is a form of meter or rhythmic scheme in poetry.

It is traditionally associated with the quantitative meter of classical epic poetry in both Greek and Latin and was consequently considered to be the grand style of Western classical poetry. Some premier examples of its use are Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, Virgil's.

My only quarrel with Lucretius and the Didactic Epic is G.’s insistence (clear already from the book’s title) on reading the De rerum natura as a kind of epic poem (a point of view in evidence also in Myth and Poetry, pp.

In my opinion, the term “didactic epic” is unhelpful: while it is true that for most of antiquity, didactic Author: Katharina Volk. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

In Latin Epic and Didactic Poetry: Genre, Tradition and Individuality, edited by Monica Gale, 49– Swansea, Wales; Oakville, CT: Classical Press of Wales ; Distributor in the United States: The David Brown Book Co., Find this resource: Google Preview; WorldCat; Gee, Emma.

Aratus and the Astronomical Tradition. Classical Culture and Author: Courtney Roby. Epic and DidacticGreek Antecedents: Hesiod to AratusThe Development of Latin DidacticDidactic Poetry after LucretiusIntertextuality and Recurrent Themes of Didactic Poetry Read more Article.

White’s research focuses on Latin epic and Didactic poetry of the Golden and Silver ages, and the interrelationship between the two genres. He is also an active proponent of incorporating spoken Latin into elementary and intermediate Latin instruction.

Selected Publications “Iopas.” In The Virgil Encyclopedia, ed. Thomas and J. Homer and the Greek Epic Tradition. The purely metrical ancient definition of epic, or ἔπος, ἔπη‎ (lit.

‘word’ or ‘words’), as verse in successive hexameters includes such works as Hesiod’s didactic poems and the philosophical poems of the Presocratics (see didactic poetry).The commonality of metre and other features shared by the Hesiodic and Homeric poems ensured a close.

Didactic poetry, Latin -- Translations into English. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Didactic poetry, Latin; Latin poetry -- Translations into English; Filed under: Didactic poetry, Latin -- Translations into English.

The Georgics (in English and Latin), by Virgil, trans. by J. MacKail (HTML at ). Verse translation of Lucretius's epic Latin poem explaining the universe, within the framework of Epicurean philosophy.

Didactic poetry, Latin; It covers both major authors such as Montaigne and neglected figures such as Italian neo-Latin poets, and is the first book in the field to pay close attention to Lucretius' impact on political. Kyriakidis, Stratis.

'Lucretius' DRN and the proem to Book 4.' CQ 56,Kyriakidis, Stratis. Catalogues of Proper Names in Latin Epic Poetry. Lucretius-Virgil-Ovid. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, (Pierides).

xix, pp. La Bua, Giuseppe. L'inno nella letteratura poetica latina. Prefazione di Leopoldo Gamberale. A medical authority, Girolamo Fracastoro () was also a prominent Neo-Latin poet. This volume includes his didactic poem Syphilis, which gave the name to the disease and contains the first poetical description of Columbus's discovery of America; a short Biblical epic, the Joseph; and the Carmina, a collection of shorter poetry.

Lucretius' didactic poem De Rerum Natura espoused the atomism and ethics of the ancient philosophy known as _____ Epicureanism This author of the Jewish War met the empress Poppaea in Rome, led a revolt against the Romans, and was later set free when he predicted Vespasian's rise to the throne.

I'm not sure how many stars to give this book. Ferry's translations are quite good (5-stars), but the kindle edition leaves out the Latin original, which was in the hardcover version of this translation (which you have to find separately -- the hard cover edition you can click onto on the Ferry page (as well as the paperback version) are to much different and older versions/5(20).

Publius Vergilius Maro (Latin pronunciation:) (Octo 70 BC – Septem 19 BC), usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an epic Aeneid.A number of minor poems, collected in the Appendix Vergiliana, are sometimes attributed to him.

Virgil is traditionally ranked as one of Rome's greatest poets. His Aeneid has been considered the national epic of ancient Rome from the time.Didactic Poetry. Along with epic and tragedy, this was one of the most highly regarded forms of Latin poetry.

It refers to works which have little in common, other than that their subject-matter is not love or war, but science, philosophy or some other art, craft or theory.1st Century BCE. Epic and didactic poetry of Vergil, including “The Aeneid” (Latin/Roman) 1st Century BCE.

Lyric poetry and satires of Horace (Latin/Roman) 1st Century BCE – 1st Century CE. Didactic, elegiac and epic poetry of Ovid, including “Metamorphoses” (Latin/Roman) Tragic plays and satires of Seneca the Younger (Latin/Roman)Ratings: