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The Oxford Book of Classical Verse in Translation
 0192142097

Table of contents :
Introduction
GREEK
Part 1: Epic, Homerica
Homer
Hesiod
"The Homeric Hymns"
"Batrachomyomachia"
Part 2: Lyric and Elegiac, Archaic and Classical
Archilochus
Alcman
Sappho
Alcaeus
Anacreon
Phocylides
Simonides
Theognis
Pindar
Bacchylides
Hybrias the Cretan
Praxilla
'Plato'
Part 3: Drama
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Euripides
Aristophanes
Menander
Part 4: Hellenistic and Later Antique
Asclepiades
Posidippus
Theocritus
Leonidas of Tarentum
Tymnes
Callimachus
Heraclitus
Apollonius Rhodius
Moschus
Bion
Antipater of Sidon
Meleager
Anonymous
"Anacreontea"
Marcus Argentarius
Antimedon
Philip
Euenus
Lucilius
Ptolemy
Lucian
Oppian
Palladas
Rufinus
Gregory of Nazianzus
Musaeus
Nonnus
Anonymous
Agathias
Paul the Silentiary
LATIN
Part 5: The Republic
Ennius
Plautus
Terence
"Inscription"
Lucretius
Publilius Syrus
Catullus
Part 6: Virgil, Horace, Ovid
Virgil
Horace
Ovid
Part 7: Propertius to Hadrian
Propertius
Tibullus
Sulpicia
Phaedrus
Manilius
"Aetna"
Persius
Seneca
Petronius
Lucan
Statius
Valerius Flaccus
'Cato'
Silius Italicus
Martial
Juvenal
"Appendix Vergiliana"
Hadrian
Part 8: The Later Empire
"Pervigilium Veneris"
[Flavius Vopiscus]
Nemesianus
Servasius
Claudian
Avianus
'Ambrose'
Prudentius
Ausonius
Paulinus of Nola
Namatianus
Boethius
References
Acknowledgements
Index of first lines
Index of translators
Index of classical authors

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THE OXFORD BOOK OF

CLASSICAL VERSE IN TRANSLATION

THE OXFORD BOOK OF

CLASSICAL VERSE IN TRANSLATION

Edited by

Adrian Poole and Jeremy Maule

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 1995

Oxford University Prm, Walton Street, Oxford ox2 6oP Oxford Ne111 York Athens Au,klantl. Bangkok Bombay Cal,utta Cape Town Dar es Salaam Delhi Fwren" Hong Kong Istanbul Kara,hi Kuala Lumpur Madras Motl.rid Melbourne Mexi'° City Nairobi Paris Singapore Taipei Tokyo Toronto anti. assodatetl. (ompanies in Berlin Ibatl.an Oxford is a trade mark of Oxford University Press Published in the United Stales by Oxford University Prm In,., Ne111 York ©Adrian Poole anti. Jeremy Maule 1995 All rights reserved. No part of this publi,ation may be reprot/.u(tt/., stored in a retrieval system, or trammitted, in any form or by any means, 111ithoul the prior permission in 111riting of Oxford University Prm. Within the UK, ex"ptions art allo111etl. in respect of any fair dealing for the purpose of resea"h or private study, or mtirum or revie111, as permitted under the Copyright, Desitns and Patents Aa, 1988, or in the (Ost of reprographic reprotl.uaion in auortl.an" 111i1h the terms of the li"nces issued by the Copyright Li,ensing Agenq. Enquiries '°n"rning reprotl.uaion outside these terms anti. in other fOUntries should be sent to the Rights Department, Oxford University Press, at the atl.tl.rm above This book is sold subject lo the 'ontl.ition that it shall not, by 111ay of trade or othtr111ise, be lent, re-sold, hired out or olhtr111ise d"ulatetl. 111i1hou1 the publisher's prior (Onsenl in any form of binding or 'over other than that in 111hich it is published and 111i1houl a similar '°ndilion indutl.int this (ontl.ition being imposed on the subsequent pu"haser British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data Data available Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data The Oxford book of 'lassi,al verse in translation etl.itetl. by Adrian Poole anti. Jeremy Maule. I. Classical poetry-Translations into English. I. Poole, Adrian. II. Maule, Jeremy. PA3622.A2P66 1995 881.008-t/.,20 95-1/871 ISBN -u;-2142o