Carmina. Liber 4. English & Latin

Title
  • Carmina. Liber 4. English & Latin
  • Verba ambigua Horati [Electronic resource] : the enigma of Book IV
Author

Horace

Editor

Francis, Louis (ed.)

Availability

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Languages

English; Latin

Editorial Practice

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The pages are not individually numbered and the text itself flows continuously with no page breaks

OTA keywords

Commentaries

LC keywords

Academic dissertations
Latin poetry
Translations

Extent
  • designation: Text data
  • size: (9 files : total of ca. 388 KB)
Creation Date

1997-06-01

Source Description

Q. Horati Flacci opera / recognovit brevique adnotatione critica instruxit Eduardus C. Wickham Horace Garrod, Heathcote William, 1878-1960; Wickham, E. C. (Edward Charles), 1834-1910 : Editio altera / curante H. W. Garrod x, 274 p. ; 19cm. e typographeo Clarendoniano Oxonii: 1912 : Scriptorum classicorum bibliotheca Oxoniensis

Q. Horati Flacci Carmina / recensuit Fridericus Klingner Horace Klingner, Friedrich xx, 4, 379 p. ; 21 cm. in aedibus B. G. Teubneri Lipsiae [Leipzig, Germany]: 1939 : Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana

Notes

This text seeks to explore Book IV of Horace's Odes not as isolated works of adulatory verse, but as a collection of subliminal vignettes on Roman society in the early days of the Principate. That they were written as individual items over a period of time, ranging from 13 BC. to 8 BC., is not disputed. That they were really intended by Horace as a complete entity in their own right is the primary argument of this work and is supported by a full translation, commentary and analysis of the Latin text in which the order of the odes has been reconstituted

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English translations are newly done by the editor

Text also available from original website: http://reshistoriaeantiqua.co.uk

Permanent URL

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