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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Latin poetry -- History and criticism.,
  • Poets, Roman -- Biography.,
  • Rome -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

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StatementLewis Crusius
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA"6047"A2"C8"1753
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi, 296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20106197M

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  Catullus is the most approachable of Roman poets and the most human. His lyrics teem like the streets of a red-light district with heartbroken lovers, .   The urban and pastoral poetry of the Roman republic, and of the empire that succeeded it, was both the culmination of the magnificent classical tradition of the Mediterranean and the seedbed for almost all the subsequent poetic traditions of Western and Central Europe/5(3).   This book, considered merely as an essay, is one of the most entertaining productions of ancient times; but, beheld as a picture drawn from life, exhibiting the real characters and sentiments of men of the first distinction for virtue and wisdom in the Roman Republic, it becomes doubly interesting to every reader of observation and taste. The Lives of the Roman Poets: Volume 2 - Ebook written by Lewis Crusius. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight.

In Latin Poets and Roman Life Jasper Griffin studies the inter-relation of literature and life in the Augustan poets. The works of Virgil, Horace, Propertius and Ovid are characterized by a brilliant polish and a dazzling repertoire of devices for stylizing events and emotion; yet they remain convincing as a direct response to experience. The Odes describe the poet’s personal experiences and familiarize the reader with his everyday world; they depict the customs of a sophisticated and refined Roman society that is as fully civilized as the great Hellenistic Greek cities. The unique charm of Horace’s lyric poetry arises from his combination of the metre and style of the distant past—the world of the Archaic Greek lyric . About The Roman Poets. The urban and pastoral poetry of the Roman republic, and of the empire that succeeded it, was both the culmination of the magnificent classical tradition of the Mediterranean and the seedbed for almost all the subsequent poetic traditions of Western and Central Europe.   Roman writers were heavily influenced by Greek literature. Early Latin writers translated and adapted Greek forms for Roman audiences, beginning after the 1st Punic War () with Livius Andronicus (? B.C.) whose works have not survived. In turn, Shakespearean comedy is indebted to the early Latin playwright Plautus.