Sidonius Apollinaris

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Poet, diplomat and bishop, Sidonius Apollinaris is regarded as the most important surviving author of fifth-century Gaul. His poetry features panegyrics and short poems addressed to friends, while his nine books of letters shed valuable light on Roman culture in the late Empire. 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 Sidonius’ complete extant works, 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 Sidonius’ life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Sidonius, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introductions to the texts
* Includes W. B. Anderson’s poetry translation, previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Sidonius
* O. M. Dalton’s translation of the letters
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the works you want to read with individual contents tables
* Provides a special dual English and Latin text of all nine books of the letters, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features two bonus biographies – discover Sidonius’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Translations
POEMS
LETTERS

The Latin Texts
LIST OF LATIN TEXTS

The Dual Text
DUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biographies
INTRODUCTION TO SIDONIUS by W. B. Anderson
SIDONIUS APOLLINARIS by Henry Wace

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