A Symposion of Praise: Horace Returns to Lyric in Odes IV (Wisconsin Studies in Classics New edition)

A Symposion of Praise: Horace Returns to Lyric in Odes IV (Wisconsin Studies in Classics New edition)

By: Timothy Johnson (author), Patricia A. Rosenmeyer (editor)Paperback

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Horace's later lyric poetry, Odes IV, which focuses on praising Augustus, the imperial family, and other political insiders, has often been treated more as propaganda than art. But, the author, here, examines the richly textured ambiguities of Odes IV.

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Timothy Johnson is associate professor of classics at the University of Florida.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/01/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780299207441
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9780299207441
  • weight: 467
  • ISBN10: 0299207447
  • edition: New edition

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