The Complete Poems of Tibullus: An En Face Bilingual Edition

The Complete Poems of Tibullus: An En Face Bilingual Edition


Tibullus is taken into account one of many best exponents of Latin lyric within the golden age of Rome, throughout the Emperor Augustus’s reign, and his poetry keeps its enduring good looks and allure. jointly those works supply an incredible record for a person who seeks to appreciate Roman tradition and sexuality and the origins of Western poetry.

• the hot translation by way of Rodney Dennis and Michael Putnam conveys to scholars the beauty and wit of the unique poems.

• perfect for classes on classical literature, classical civilization, Roman historical past, comparative literature, and the classical culture and reception.

• The Latin verses should be revealed side-by-side with the English text.

• Explanatory notes and a word list elucidate context and describe key names, areas, and events.

• An advent by means of Julia Haig Gaisser offers the mandatory ancient and social historical past to the poet’s lifestyles and works.

• contains the poems of Sulpicia and Lygdamus, transmitted with the textual content of Tibullus and previously ascribed to him.

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