Catullus: A Commentary

Paperback | April 30, 1999

EditorC. J. Fordyce

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This edition of eighty poems of Catullus is designed for both university and school use. An introduction deals with the life of Catullus, with his indebtedness to Alexandrian poetry, and with the later history of the poems. The Latin text comes from the Oxford Classical Text of Catullusedited by the late Sir Roger Mynors. The commentary attempts to interpret the poems in the light of modern linguistic and literary scholarship and to assist the student to understand the poet in his environment.

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This edition of eight poems by Catullus is designed for both university and school use. An introduction deals with the life of Catullus, with his indebtedness to Alexandrian poetry, and with Oxford Classical Text of Catullus edited by the late Sir Roger Mynors. The commentary attempts to interpret the poems in the light of modern lingu...

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This edition of eighty poems of Catullus is designed for both university and school use. An introduction deals with the life of Catullus, with his indebtedness to Alexandrian poetry, and with the later history of the poems. The Latin text comes from the Oxford Classical Text of Catullusedited by the late Sir Roger Mynors. The commen...

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This edition of eight poems by Catullus is designed for both university and school use. An introduction deals with the life of Catullus, with his indebtedness to Alexandrian poetry, and with Oxford Classical Text of Catullus edited by the late Sir Roger Mynors. The commentary attempts to interpret the poems in the light of modern lingu...

The late C.J. Fordyce was at University of Glasgow.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:452 pages, 7.48 × 4.92 × 0.94 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198721471

ISBN - 13:9780198721475

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This edition of eight poems by Catullus is designed for both university and school use. An introduction deals with the life of Catullus, with his indebtedness to Alexandrian poetry, and with Oxford Classical Text of Catullus edited by the late Sir Roger Mynors. The commentary attempts to interpret the poems in the light of modern linguistic and literary scholarship and to assist the student to understand the poet in his environment.