Statius Thebaid Books 8 12 Achilleid Loeb Classical


  • Hardcover
  • 448 pages
  • Statius Thebaid Books 8 12 Achilleid Loeb Classical Library No 498
  • Publius Papinius Statius
  • English
  • 13 May 2015
  • 9780674012097

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Statius Thebaid Books 8 12 Achilleid Loeb Classical Library No 498❮PDF / Epub❯ ☆ Statius Thebaid Books 8 12 Achilleid Loeb Classical Library No 498 Author Publius Papinius Statius – Buyprobolan50.co.uk Statius published his Thebaid in the last decade of the first century This epic recounting the struggle between the two sons of Oedipus for the kingship of Thebes is his masterpiece a stirring explora Statius published his Thebaid books 8 ePUB ☆ in the last decade of the first century This epic recounting the struggle between the two sons of Oedipus for the kingship of Thebes is his masterpiece a stirring exploration of the passions of civil war The extant portion of his unfinished Achilleid is strikingly different in tone this second epic Statius Thebaid MOBI :º begins as a charming account of Achilles' lifeStatius was raised in the Greek cultural milieu of the Bay of Naples and his Greek literary education is reflected in his poetry The political realities of Rome in the first century are also evident in the Thebaid in representations of authoritarian power and the drive for domination This Thebaid books 8 PDF È two volume edition of the epics a freshly edited Latin text facing a graceful translation completes D R Shackleton Bailey's new Loeb Classical Library edition of Statius Kathleen M Coleman contributed an essay on recent scholarship on the two epics.