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A commentary on Propertius, Book 3

Sextus Propertius

A commentary on Propertius, Book 3

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin Elegiac poetry,
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementS.J. Heyworth & J.H.W. Morwood
    ContributionsHeyworth, S. J., Morwood, James
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6644 .B3 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 377 p. ;
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24905939M
    ISBN 109780199571482, 9780199571499
    LC Control Number2010935064

    This is not, in fact, the case. A minor problem, in my opinion, is R. Cynthiadelight to lie with me, in caves of dew, by mossy hills. But no horned snakes slither on scaly bellies: Italian waters are not seething with strange monsters.

    The disharmony between Maecenas and Augustus spoken of by Dio and others Dio But be careful of tormenting Lycinna who does not deserve it: your headlong anger knows no retreat. Perish the man who discovered neat wine, and first corrupted good water with nectar! There are also a set of "Propertian Elegies" attributed to the English writer Ben Jonsonthough the authorship of these is disputed.

    Yet I shall still endure. Those books provided an orderly set-up, with a Book 3 book definite specification: the sections we know of predominantly explain surprising aspects of ritual in particular cities, and also of religious objects statues of Artemis and Athena, frr. But you, foolish girl, think idle words are gods. Introductions are often most illuminating and helpful when read after or while going through the text rather than before, and the detail offers the teacher a treasure trove of things to discuss and note while going through the text.


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A commentary on Propertius, Book 3 by Sextus Propertius Download PDF Ebook

Moreover they knew how to pacify girls, without me, and how without me to utter eloquent words. Perish the man who discovered neat wine, and first corrupted good water with nectar!

Just as the ox at first rejects the plough, but later accepts the yoke and goes quiet to the fields, so spirited youth frets at first, in love, but takes the rough with the smooth later, tamed.

Propertius

This fact is both a good thing and a bad thing, much like the work itself. For love for my girl grows with constant gazing: love Book 3 book itself as its greatest nourishment.

Jupiter I forgive you your rapes of old. Whether some girl spreads her white arms in tender gesture, or whether she sings in various modes!

This poem has therefore been split by most scholars into A commentary on Propertius I. No savage Bacchantes hunt Pentheus through the trees, nor are Greek ships set free by the substitution of a doe.

The path was under my feet and I was blind: no one of course can see when crazed with love. Tibullus 1. Dircean Thebes will beat the soft drums, and goat-footed Pans will play on unstopped reeds.

BMCR One side-question for the reader of book 4 is how far this consistent career, growing in greatness 4. But you, also, man, will not escape: you should die with me: both our blood will trickle from this same blade.

Such interpretive emphasis demonstrates a degree of unity within the book, leaving readers of Vergil at all levels with an immensely useful resource.

Your morals deserve a different wife! This is an excellent section, which gives the student in short order a sense of the arc of Propertius' poetic career with some historical context. ISBN Cruel the man who could exchange his girl for riches! The introductory note on 3.A Propertius Reader: eleven selected elegies by P.

Lowell Bowditch (ed.), Bolchazy-Carducci PublishersPb XLIV + pages, ISBN This edition of Propertius consists of an introduction, a selection of poems in Latin, a commentary, two maps and a vocabulary.

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Baker University of New England Armidale, N.S.W. Wikipedia Citation.A Commentary on Propertius, Book 3 Stephen J. Heyworth and James Morwood pdf Publisher: Oxford University Press.

Published in print: ISBN: Published online: Other editions containing works of Propertius [Sextus Propertius] Oxford World's Classics: Propertius: The Poems. Eds Guy Lee and R. O. A. M. Lyne ().Book II Her qualities and graces.

You who said that nothing could touch you now, you’re caught: that pride of yours is fallen! You can hardly find rest for a single month, poor thing, and now there’ll be another disgraceful book about you.Sextus Propertius, Elegies Vincent Katz, Ed.

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