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ISBN-10: 052139774X

ISBN-13: 9780521397742

Edition: 1995

Authors: David Mankin, P. E. Easterling, Philip Hardie, Quintus Horatius Flaccus, Richard Hunter

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This commentary provides a full and detailed interpretation in English of Epodes by Horace. The author examines all aspects of Horace's relationship with his models, the accomplishment of his verse and gives help with linguistic problems.
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Book details

List price: $50.99
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/5/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

David Mankin is Associate Professor of Classics, Cornell University.

Author's (Mark Ahavel) Biography The author was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1963 in a Roman Catholic hospital during the middle of Vatican II (1962-'64). And his exact birthday coincides with the day that the prophet Muhammad completed is Hijrah (migration) to Medina, according to Muslim tradition, a significant event in the life of the Prophet for Muslims. In 1963, the Baha'i Faith celebrated their 100th anniversary and they established their International House of Justice on Mt. Carmel, Haifa, Israel. From the year and the date of the author's birth, one can certainly find ecumenical and interfaith significance, perhaps a portent of his destiny. The author was baptized as an infant in…    

Introduction
Horace
Historical background
The Epodes and early Greek iambus
The Epode book
Language and style
Metre
The text
Q. Horati Flacci Iamborvm Liber
Commentary
Appendices
Bibliography
Indexes to the commentary