The Complete Horace Anthology: The Odes/The Epodes/The Satires/The Epistles/The Art of Poetry Horace

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The Complete Horace Anthology: The Odes/The Epodes/The Satires/The Epistles/The Art of Poetry  by  Horace

The Complete Horace Anthology: The Odes/The Epodes/The Satires/The Epistles/The Art of Poetry by Horace
September 2012 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 223 pages | ISBN: | 10.31 Mb

Horace, or Quintus Horatius Flaccus, was the leading romantic lyric poet during the time of Augustus. The rhetorician Qunitillian regarded his Odes as just about the only Latin lyrics worth reading: He can be lofty sometimes, yet he is also fullMoreHorace, or Quintus Horatius Flaccus, was the leading romantic lyric poet during the time of Augustus.

The rhetorician Qunitillian regarded his Odes as just about the only Latin lyrics worth reading: He can be lofty sometimes, yet he is also full of charm and grace, versatile in his figures, and felicitously daring in his choice of words. His poetry became the common currency of civilization, and he still retains a devoted followingHis career coincided with Romes momentous change from Republic to Empire. Horace was an officer in the Republican army defeated at the battle of Philippi in 42BC, but he prospered in the new regime, ending up as a popular spokesman for the Emperor Augustus.This unexpurgated anthology has been compiled by www.Bybliotech.org and optimised for e-readers.

It includes an active table of contents for ease of navigation, and features unique illustrations as frontispieces for the individual books in the anthology.



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