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The Resource The complete elegies of Sextus Propertius, Sextus Propertius ; translated with introduction and notes by Vincent Katz

The complete elegies of Sextus Propertius, Sextus Propertius ; translated with introduction and notes by Vincent Katz

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The complete elegies of Sextus Propertius
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The complete elegies of Sextus Propertius
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Sextus Propertius ; translated with introduction and notes by Vincent Katz
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  • eng
  • lat
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
Vincent Katz offers translations of all 107 known poems by the Augustan poet Sextus Propertius, a contemporary of Ovid. The translations keep as closely as possible to the original syntax, as Propertius' willful compressions & unusual tellings of myth are definitive of his poetics
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illustrations
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index present
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Text in Latin with parallel English translation
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Lockert library of poetry in translation
The complete elegies of Sextus Propertius, Sextus Propertius ; translated with introduction and notes by Vincent Katz
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The complete elegies of Sextus Propertius, Sextus Propertius ; translated with introduction and notes by Vincent Katz
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1c5ckdv
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "This is how my life's used up"
  • "Can your tender feet brave the frosts?"
  • "Rare Cynthia is mine!"
  • "I told you how love would be, and you laughed"
  • "not light is the medicine in my words"
  • "in the Bay of Naples no love is safe"
  • "Cynthia was the first, Cynthia will be the last"
  • "She will be punishment for the despised pain of all of them"
  • "I'll despise Alcinous' gifts"
  • "be whatever you want, just not alien"
  • Preserving the Metaphor: Translating Propertius
  • "Once I was opened to great triumphs"
  • "God damn him! who first prepared ship and sail"
  • "let the rocks be full of your name"
  • "There, whatever I'll be, I'll always be called your image"
  • "You've been warned, Gallus: protect your love"
  • "Gallus ... / tried to escape unknown hands -- but was not able"
  • "What class I am and from where"
  • "The girl alone erects my genius"
  • "Love got the better of me"
  • "You are the first Roman girl to recline at Jove's table"
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  • "Let him like boys, if he will be my friend"
  • "this verse, Cynthia, will be your pallor"
  • "A wife never, never will a friend lead me astray"
  • "conquered nations are worth nothing in love"
  • "Are you going to die then, Propertius, still so young?"
  • "Cynthia was the first. She caught me with her eyes"
  • "nude Love doesn't love artifice in beauty"
  • "although a pair commanded me, gripped with lust"
  • "Cynthia is tried by no curse more gravely / than when grace abandons her"
  • "she comes with a price"
  • "I wasn't born to praise or fighting"
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online
Isbn
9781400884131
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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