Quintus Curtius Rufus

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Quintus Curtius was a rhetorician that lived in the first century of the Roman Empire, who wrote a history of Alexander the Great, one of the five extant works on the legendry Macedonian king. Composed in a concise yet picturesque style, this short historical work tells the fascinating story of a man whose exploits continue to astound after more than two millennia. 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 Curtius’ complete extant text, with relevant illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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eBook Description

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Curtius’ work
* Features the complete extant text of Curtius, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Includes J. C. Rolfe’s translation, previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the books 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 Curtius’ ancient world and text
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Translation
HISTORY OF ALEXANDER

The Latin Text
CONTENTS OF THE LATIN TEXT

The Dual Text
DUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biography
INTRODUCTION TO QUINTUS CURTIUS RUFUS by J. C. Rolfe

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