The Poems of Catullus, Paperback

The Poems of Catullus Paperback

Edited by Guy Lee

Part of the Oxford World's Classics series


Of all the classical poets Gaius Valerius Catullus (c. 84-54 BC) is the most accessible to the modern reader.

Presented alongside the original Latin text, this new translation reflects Catullus' mastery of poetic forms as diverse as the lyric, the inventive epigram, and the romantic legend, and shows his passionate, and sometimes dedicated to his lover Lesbia.

This edition also includes a introduction to the poet's life and work, and full explanatory notes.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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  • Category: Poetry by individual poets
  • ISBN: 9780199537570



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