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Horace: Epistles Book I
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 052127754X, Paperback)This volume comprises an edition, with introduction and commentary, of the first book of Horace's Epistles. These are imaginary letters in verse, and represent the Roman poet's most original contribution to Latin literature. The introduction discusses poetic form and style, the addressees of the letters and the main topics, as well as the layout of the poems and their organization within Book I. The commentary gives ample help with the language, paying particular attention to its poetic qualities.
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An edition with introduction and commentary of the first book of Horace's "Epistles". These imaginary letters in verse represent the poet's most original contribution to Latin literature. The editor discusses the invention of the new poetic form and the style in which the letters are composed.
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