Aulus Gellius

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Composed during the nights of an Attic winter, the sole surviving work of Aulus Gellius, the second century Latin author and grammarian, is an intriguing compendium of notes covering philosophy, history, biography and questions of grammar. ‘Attic Nights’ offers a valuable insight into the works of lost authors and the manners and occupations of Roman society. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin texts. This comprehensive eBook presents Aulus Gellius’ complete extant works, with relevant illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Aulus Gellius’ life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Aulus Gellius, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introductions to the ‘Attic Nights’
* Includes John C. Rolfe’s translation previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Aulus
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the sections you want to read with individual contents tables
* Provides a special dual English and Latin text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features a bonus biography – discover Aulus Gellius’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Translation
THE ATTIC NIGHTS

The Latin Text
CONTENTS OF THE LATIN TEXT

The Dual Text
DUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biography
LIFE OF AULUS GELLIUS by G. H. Nall

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