Varro

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Renowned in the Roman world for his vast learning, Varro was an antiquarian, historian and agriculturist. Of Varro’s more than seventy works, his treatise ‘On Agriculture’ survives complete and a significant part of his magnum opus ‘On the Latin Language’, revealing his deep interest in antiquarian matters. 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 Varro’s complete extant works, with illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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Please note: we apologise, but this eBook is not available to customers located in Europe (European release year 2023).

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Varro’s life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Varro, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introductions to the extant works
* Provides two translations of ‘On Agriculture’ (William Davis Hooper and F. H. Belvoir)
* Includes translations previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Varro
* Features the rare translation by ‘On the Latin Language’ by Roland G. Kent, first time in digital print
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the sections you want to read with individual contents tables
* Provides a special dual English and Latin text of ‘On Agriculture’, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features two bonus biographies – discover Varro’s ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Translations
ON AGRICULTURE
ON THE LATIN LANGUAGE

The Latin Texts
LIST OF LATIN TEXTS

The Dual Text
DUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biographies
INTRODUCTION TO MARCUS TERENTIUS VARRO by Roland G. Kent
MARCUS TERENTIUS VARRO by F. H. Belvoir

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