Horace: Odes I: Carpe Diem

Paperback | April 30, 1999

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Horace is the greatest Latin lyric poet, and certainly the most influential. This book provides a new translation of the famous first book of Odes which is both accurate and readable, supported by a basic commentary for students showing how the poems work. The book includes the OxfordClassical Text edition of the Latin text.

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Horace is the greatest Latin lyric poet, and certainly the most influential. This book provides a new translation of the famous first book of Odes which is both accurate and readable, supported by a basic commentary for students showing how the poems work. The book includes the OxfordClassical Text edition of the Latin text.

Quintus Horatius Flaccus, (65 BC-8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus. David West is at University of Newcastle.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.67 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198721617

ISBN - 13:9780198721611

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`his book should not fail to instruct and delight even the most sophisticated reader of Horace.'Religious Studies Review, vol.23, no.1, January 1997