Catullus

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The Late Republic poet Gaius Valerius Catullus had a lasting influence on the Augustan poets Ovid, Horace and Virgil. Today, Catullus’ love poetry retains its raw power in vividly expressing the frenzy of love. 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 Catullus’ complete extant works, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions, Dual Latin and English text and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Catullus’ life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Catullus, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introductions to the poetry and other works
* Provides both verse and prose translations of the poems
* Includes Francis Warre Cornish’s celebrated translation, previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition – available in no other collection
* Images of famous paintings that have been inspired by Catullus’ works
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the poems or sections you want to read with individual contents tables
* Includes Catullus’ rare fragments, first time in digital print
* Provides a special dual English and Latin text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features two bonus biographies – discover Catullus’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

Please note: this eBook is not an update of our previous Catullus eBook, but instead an entirely new eBook, redesigned and remade with images, an introduction and different translations. We regret we are unable to offer updates for the previous Catullus eBook published in 2010.

CONTENTS:

The Translations
INTRODUCTION TO THE POETRY OF CATULLUS
PROSE TRANSLATION
VERSE TRANSLATION

The Latin Text
CONTENTS OF THE LATIN TEXT

The Dual Text
DUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biographies
INTRODUCTION TO CATULLUS by Francis Warre Cornish
CATULLUS by J. W. Mackail

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