Tibullus

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A close friend of Horace, the late Republic poet Tibullus composed some of the most refined and celebrated elegies of Latin literature. 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 Tibullus’ complete extant works, with beautiful illustrations, rare texts and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Tibullus’ life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Tibullus, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introduction to the poetry
* Provides both verse (Theodore C. Williams) and prose (J. P. Postgate) translations of the elegies
* Includes Postgate’s celebrated translation from the Loeb Classical Library edition
* Excellent formatting of the poetry
* Easily locate the poems or works you want to read with individual contents tables
* Includes Tibullus’ spurious elegies, first time in digital print
* Provides a special dual English and Latin text, allowing readers to compare the elegies section by section – ideal for students
* Features two bonus biographical works – discover Tibullus’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Translations
PROSE TRANSLATION
VERSE TRANSLATION

The Latin Text
CONTENTS OF THE LATIN TEXT

The Dual Text
DUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biographies
THE ELEGIAC POETS by Charles Thomas Cruttwell
PROPERTIUS AND THE ELEGISTS by J. W. Mackail

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