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

Subjects:

Places:

  • Rome

Subjects:

  • Horace,
  • Laudatory poetry, Latin -- History and criticism,
  • Odes -- History and criticism,
  • Rome -- In literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [ix]-xvii) and indexes.

Statementby R.G.M. Nisbet and Niall Rudd.
ContributionsRudd, Niall.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6411 .N57 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 389 p. :
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3327379M
ISBN 100199263140
LC Control Number2004301651
OCLC/WorldCa55639136

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The Nisbet-Hubbard Commentary on Horace Odes 2 appeared in Now, some twenty-five years later, comes its worthy successor, edited by Robin Nisbet and a new collaborator, Niall Rudd. Anyone who engages seriously with this work will learn much about Horace and Latin poetry more generally, at both a microscopic and a macroscopic : Lindsay Watson. A Commentary on Horace: Odes, Book I. Eds Robin G. M. Nisbet and Margaret Hubbard () A Commentary on Horace's Epodes. Ed. Lindsay C. Watson () A Commentary on Horace: Odes Book III. Eds Robin G. M. Nisbet and Niall Rudd () Oxford World's Classics: Horace: The Complete Odes and Epodes. Ed. David West (). A Commentary on Horace: Odes, Book II. Eds Robin G. M. Nisbet and Margaret Hubbard () A Commentary on Horace's Epodes. Ed. Lindsay C. Watson () A Commentary on Horace: Odes Book III. Eds Robin G. M. Nisbet and Niall Rudd () Oxford World's Classics: Horace: The Complete Odes and Epodes. Ed. David West (). A Commentary on Horace: Odes, Book 1. Synopsis. Horace's Odes are among the most popular and the most misunderstood of ancient writings. In this new paperback edition, the authors discuss each ode against its Greek and Roman background to ensure a clearer .

This Commentary takes critical account of recent writing on the Odes. It deals with detailed questions of interpretation, and shows how Horace combined the tact of a court-poet with a humane individualism, and how he wrote within a literary tradition without losing a highly personal voice. A dedication of the first three books of the Odes to Maecenas. The first Epode, the first Satire, and the first Epistle are addressed to the same patron and friend. Cf. Class. Dict.; Gardthausen, Augustus und Seine Zeit, 2. sqq.; Merivale, 3. Buy A Commentary on Horace: Odes, Book I (Bk.1) (Clarendon Paperbacks) New Ed by Nisbet, R. G. M., Hubbard, Margaret (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5).   Horace Satires II - F. Muecke: Horace Satires II. With an Introduction, Translation and Commentary. Pp. xii+ Warminster: Aris & Phillips, Cased and Paper Author: D. E. Hill.

  A commentary on Horace: Odes, book 1 Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more? Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! No_Favorite. share Pages: A Commentary on Horace: Odes Book III and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Cited by: A Commentary on Horace: Odes. The first three books of Horace's Odes were issued together, apparently in the latter part of 23 BC. The second book, however, has a coherence of its own in terms of subject matter, tone of voice, and arrangement. In particular there is a predominance of poems concerned with philosophy, withconduct, and with friendship. In the first book of odes, Horace presents himself to his Roman readers in a novel guise, as the appropriator of the Greek lyric tradition. He aspired to add a Cited by: 7.