The Complete Odes and Epodes (Oxford World's Classics)

The Complete Odes and Epodes (Oxford World's Classics)


Horace (65-8 B.C.) is without doubt one of the most crucial and extraordinary poets of the Augustan Age of Latin literature whose impression on ecu literature is unheard of. Steeped in allusion to modern affairs, Horace's verse is healthier learn by way of his altering courting to the general public sphere. whereas the Odes are refined and allusive, the Epodes are strong and coarse of their celebrations of intercourse and tirades opposed to political leaders. This variation additionally contains the Secular Hymn and Suetonius's "Life of Horace."

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