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Author Ausonius, Decimus Magnus, author.

Title Moselle, epigrams, and other poems / Ausonius ; translated by Deborah Warren ; with an introduction and notes by Joseph Pucci
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2017


Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge Later Latin Poetry
Routledge later Latin poetry.
Contents Ausonius- Front Cover; Ausonius; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; I. Historical context; the life of Ausonius; the poet's output; II. Historical, literary, and poetic contexts of the poems translated in this volume; III. Textual history, reception, and Latinity; IV. Principles of selection and translation [D.W.]; Notes; The Moselle; Notes; The Epigrams; 1. Prosopopoeia to the collection of Epigrams; 2. Exhortation to humility; 3. To the adulteress Eumpina; 4. To the physician Eunomus; 5. To the man with an unpleasant voice
6. On Auxilius the grammarian7. On Philomusus the grammarian; 8. On Rufus, a rhetorician; 9. To a statue of the same rhetor; 10. On the same subject; 11. On the same subject; 12. On the same subject; 13. On the same subject; 14. From the Greek: on the man who found treasure when . . .; 15. From the Greek (the beginning is half of the whole); 16. From the Greek (he gives twice who gives soon); 17. From the same place; 18. On a man who fell down dancing the role of Capaneus; 19. On a brew called "Dodra"; 20. On the same subject; 21. On the same subject
22. To my friend Marcus about the discord which he describes with girls23. Sick with love; 24. On the man who wanted to destroy a skull pitilessly; 25. On the worth of his manuscript; 26. On Augustus; 27. On a wild beast slain by Caesar; 28. To the source of the Danube (at the command of the Emperor Valentinian); 29. For a marble statue for Valentinian the Younger; 30. Inscribed under a picture where a lion is killed by Gratian with one arrow; 31. To the source of the Danube, at the command of the Emperor Valentinian; 32. To a picture of Echo; 33. For a statue of opportunity and regret
34. To a girl, Galla, already aging35. On a hare caught by a sea-dog; 36. On Pergamus, a runaway scribe; 37. On the same Pergamus; 38. On Myron who asked Lais for a night together; 39. On the opinion which his wife had of him; 40. To his wife; 41. To Meroe, a drunk old woman; 42. Translation from the Greek on a statue of Nemesis; 43. On Thrasybulus, a spartan who died most bravely fighting; 44. On a mother (translated from the Greek); 45. To the rich adulterer, low-born; 46. Inscription under a picture of the cynic Antisthenes; 47. On the same topic
48. A miscellany: to a marble statue, in my villa, of father Liber having traits of all the gods49. To Liber Pater; 50. To a marble statue of Corydon; 51. To a statue of Sappho; 52. To the Goddess Venus; 53. Verses contained in a dress; 54. Likewise; 55. On the same Sabina; 56. On the girl whom he loved; 57. On two brothers; 58. On Chrestos and Akindynos to whom a bad name was given; 59. A kind of riddle about three lascivious men; 60. On those who say "reminisco," which is not Latin; 61. On Rufus's words; 62. On Glaucias, struck by premature death; 63. For a marble statue of Niobe
Summary Ausonius provides translations of the key works of Ausonius, an important later Latin poet whose poems detail the social and cultural life of Gaul and its environment. His often difficult and playful Latin is presented in English by the award winning poet Deborah Warren, enabling a new generation of students to use and understand the poems. With notes and commentary throughout, this volume will be important not only as an example of later Latin poetry but also as a window onto the Later Roman Empire and the beginnings of early Christian writing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Ausonius, Decimus Magnus -- Translations into English
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus
POETRY -- Ancient & Classical.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Ancient & Classical.
Genre/Form Translations
Form Electronic book
Author Warren, Deborah (Classicist), translator.
Pucci, Joseph Michael, 1957- writer of added commentary.
ISBN 9781317513094
Other Titles Works. Selections. English