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Ovid's Fasti: Roman Holidays

Ovid's Fasti: Roman Holidays

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In her extended introduction, Nagle offers illuminating information and commentary . . . This verse translation, internally glossed for clarification, is as accurate as modern English will allow. . . . Highly recommended. --Choice

An excellent rendition in English of Ovid's poetic calendar of the Roman religious year, with an original introduction and useful notes as well as a glossary . . . The translation is elegant and geared to the modern reader. --The Journal of Indo-European Studies

This elegant translation brings Ovid's poetic calendar of the Roman religious year to a new generation of students and scholars. A valuable source of information about the Roman calendar, it complements Ovid's masterwork, the Metamorphoses.

Author: Ovid
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Published: 04/22/1995
Pages: 224
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 9.10h x 6.10w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9780253209337

About the Author

BETTY ROSE NAGLE, Associate Professor of Classical Studies at Indiana University, is author of The Poetics of Exile and numerous articles on Roman literature.

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