BeschreibungThe first English edition of Aratus's Phaenomena, complete with full introduction, facing-page translation and a line-by-line commentary.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction: 1. Life of Aratus; 2. The Phaenomena; 3. The astronomy and weather signs; 4. Language, style and the hexameter; 5. Contemporary and later poets; 6. Scholia and commentators; 7. Text and manuscripts; Text and Translation; Commentary; Indexes.
Pressestimmen' ... the commentary is so rich and detailed and illuminates so much that previously was obscure ... one can only be filled with admiration and gratitude for the painstaking scholarship and devotion that went into the making of this book.' Bryn Mawr Classical Review ' ... an excellent edition ... this is a major achievement'. Classics, Ireland '... a splendid book which every specialist will want to own and every academic library must acquire'. Kevin Lee, CLASSICVM
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Classical Texts and'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2004
Seitenanzahl: 616 Seiten