Statius

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Statius is now revered as the greatest poet of the Silver Age of Latin literature, whose epic poem, ‘The Thebaid’, is second only to Virgil’s ‘Aeneid’. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the treasures of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin texts.  This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of Statius for the first time in digital publishing, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Statius’ life and works
* Features the complete works of Statius, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introductions to the poetry
* Includes all the translations previously appearing in Loeb Classical Library edition of Statius’ works
* Images of famous paintings that have been inspired by Statius’ works
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the poems or sections you want to read with individual contents tables
* Includes Statius’ rare works SILVAE and ACHILLEID, first time in digital print
* Features Mozley’s bonus biography – discover Statius’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Translations
THE THEBAID
THE SILVAE
THE ACHILLEID

The Latin Texts
LIST OF LATIN TEXTS

The Biography
INTRODUCTION TO THE LIFE AND WORKS OF STATIUS by J. H. Mozley

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