By Ronnie Ancona
This can be the 1st ebook aimed in particular at conserving lecturers brand new on fresh advancements in Latin scholarship. Edited by way of Ronnie Ancona, a classics pupil with services in pedagogy, it positive factors contributions via verified gurus on all of the 5 Latin authors. every one essay combines theoretical fabric with Latin passages in order that teachers can see how essentially to use those the way to particular texts.
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Platnauer 1951 is an accessible reference for readers interested in the historical development of Latin elegiac verse. 6. For a less jaundiced view of Ovid’s “instinctive” versification, see Goold 1965, 24, and cf. Boyd 1997, 29–30. 7. For a fuller exploration of the “progressive fallacy” vis-à-vis Ovid and its consequences, see my introductory chapter in Boyd 1997, especially 5–8; for the gold-and-silver-ages metaphor (the “biometallic fallacy”), see Farrell 2001, chap. 4. 8. See Anderson, Parsons, and Nisbet 1979.
9, they not only serve to draw our attention to the relationship of subject matter and style but also urge us to think about the choices our poet makes. 24 After eight lines asserting an inability to rise to the occasion, Ovid does just that, as his opening appeal to Homer gives way to an address to Augustus (127–32): sancte pater patriae, tibi plebs, tibi curia nomen hoc dedit, hoc dedimus nos tibi nomen, eques. res tamen ante dedit: sero quoque vera tulisti nomina, iam pridem tu pater orbis eras.