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Although his audacious, erotic, and satirical verses survived the heart a while in just a unmarried replica, Catullus has develop into in our time a canonical writer, rating in attractiveness and significance with Virgil, Horace, and Ovid. And for college students and lecturers of Latin, Daniel H. Garrison’s The Student’s Catullus is a definitive introductory textual content. This fourth variation, completely revised, makes Catullus’ recognized poems extra obtainable than ever.

A entire reference, The Student’s Catullus contains the next good points:

· a short evaluation of Catullus’s existence and inventive persona

· A clean recension of all 113 poems

· A remark in English on each one poem, explaining tricky issues of Latin and salient features of Catullus’ artistry

· A Who’s Who of the folks in Catullus’ poems

· an evidence of Catullan meters

· A word list of literary phrases utilized in the remark

· an entire Latin-English Catullan vocabulary

· Six reference maps

New to this fourth version are dozens of extra notes to assist comprehension, extra nuanced definitions within the vocabulary record, and amplified details within the appendices. additionally, Garrison has accelerated his advent to incorporate information for college students and academics. Drawing on years of school room adventure, Garrison urges readers to stay away from rote translation and in its place interact completely with the poet’s pleasant language, syntax, constitution, and rhythm.

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