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Satires and Epistles

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ISBN-10: 0226067777

ISBN-13: 9780226067773

Edition: 2002

Authors: Smith Palmer Bovie, Quintus Horatius Flaccus

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The Satires and Epistles spans Horace's career as a satirist, critic, and master of lyric poetry, as man of the world, friend of the great and relentless enemy of the mediocre.
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List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 4/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 326
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

General Introduction nbsp; Satires Introduction to Book One
Don't go overboard
Adultery is childish
But no one asked you to sing
And when I have time, I put something down on paper
From Rome to Brindisi, with stops
I am only a freedman's son
King Rex: off with his head
A little Walpurgisnacht music
Bored to distraction
The fine art of criticism nbsp; Introduction to Book Two
To write or not to write? (A talk with my lawyer)
Plain living and high thinking
A Stoic sermon
Gourmet �nbsp;la mode
How to recoup your losses
The town mouse and the country mouse
My slave is free to speak up for himself
Nasidienus has some friend in for dinner nbsp; Epistles Introduction to Book One
To Maecenas (20 B.C.): Philosophy has clipped my wings
To Lollius Maximus (22 B.C.): Homer teaches us all how to live, but we have to do it ourselves
To Julius Florus, campaigning with Tiberius (20 B.C.): How are you out there with all those officers? What are you doing with your spare time?
To Albius Tibullus (24 B.C.): Don't be depressed, my friend. I'm not!
To Torquatus (22 B.C.): Come to dinner tonight, the twenty-second
To Numicius (no date): Nil admirari
To Maecenas (no date): I won't be coming to town this winter. Sorry!
To Celsus Albinovanus, campaigning with Tiberius (20 B.C.): I'm depressed. Hope you aren't
To Tiberius (20 B.C.): Recommending to you my friend Septimius 10. To Aristius Fuscus (21 B.C.): You can leave the city. I'll take the country
To Bullatius (no date): How was your trip?
To Iccius, in Sicily (20 B.C.): Hope you are doing well in your work for the Department of External Revenue. But do look up Pompeius Grosphus. Here's the latest news from Rome 13. To Vinius Asina (23 B.C.): Please give these does to Augustus, and watch what you're doing! 14. To the foreman on my farm (no date): You can have the city; I'll take the country 15. To Numonius Vala (22 B.C.): I'm planning to come south for the winter. What's it like down there? 16. To Quinctius (25 B.C.): Virtue is wisdom 17. To Scaeva (no date): How to win friends and influence patrons 18. To Lollius Maximus (20 B.C.): How to influence patrons: be yourself! 19. To Maecenas (20 B.C.): My lyric poetry is notderivative, it'scontributive 20. To my first book of epistles (20 B.C.): I guess it's up to you to make your own way in the world nbsp; Introduction to Book Two 1. The Epistle to Augustus: The literary tradition, and the role of our Roman writers 2. To Julius Florus, still campaigning with Tiberius: Literary ambitions, and how to survive them 3. The art of poetry nbsp; Notes