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Ausonius : epigrams / text with introduction and commentary by N.M. Kay.

Publication:
London, England ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2001.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (316 p.)
Subjects:
Epigrams, Latin.
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus.
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus -- Criticism and interpretation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Decimus Magnus Ausonius of Bordeaux, whose life spanned the greater part of the fourth century AD, was one of the most significant literary and political figures of his age. After an academic career in his native Gaul he was appointed tutor to the future emperor Gratian, a position through which he achieved great power for himself and his family. He was made consul in 379 and later lived to enjoy a ripe old age as the grand old man of Latin letters. In this modern edition of Ausonius' short poems, collected together under the general heading of epigrams, N.M. Kay gives a line-by-line commentar
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; Note; Introduction; (A) Ausonius and the epigrammatic tradition; B) Ausonius' life and the date of the epigrams; (C) The manuscript tradition of the epigrams; Excursus A. Differences between the text of this edition and Green's OCT; Excursus B. Concordance with other editions; Excursus C. Order of epigrams in the manuscripts; Bibliography; Sigla; Text; Appendix; Commentary; Appendix; Index of Proper Names; A; B; C; D; E; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; Z; Index of Authors; Index of Latin and Greek Words; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U
VZ; General Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed February 20, 2015).
Contributor:
Kay, N. M., author of introduction, etc., commentator for written text.
ISBN:
1-4725-0241-8
OCLC:
902957826
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