Propertius

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Propertius’ celebrated elegies chart the hazardous course of his love affair with the enchanting Cynthia, while revealing valuable insight into life in Augustan Rome. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin and Greek texts.  This comprehensive eBook presents Propertius’ complete extant works, with illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Propertius’ life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Propertius, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introduction to the Elegies
* Provides both verse (James Canstoun) and prose (H. E. Butler) translations of the Elegies – both appearing for the first time in digital publishing
* Includes translations previously appearing in Loeb Classical Library edition of Propertius’ works
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the poems you want to read with individual contents tables
* Provides a special dual English and Latin text, allowing readers to compare the sections stanza by stanza – ideal for students
* Features a bonus biography – discover Propertius’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Translations
THE ELEGIES: PROSE TRANSLATION
THE ELEGIES: VERSE TRANSLATION

The Latin Text
CONTENTS OF THE LATIN TEXT

The Dual Text
DUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biography
INTRODUCTION TO PROPERTIUS

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