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Published: 23 February 2017

346 Pages | 5 black-and-white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198713814

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A Commentary on Silius Italicus' Punica 10

R. Joy Littlewood

  • Represents the first full-length English language commentary on Book 10 of Silius Italicus' Punica
  • Juxtaposes the full Latin text with an accessible English translation and extensive contextualizing introduction
  • Offers up-to-date literary criticism, illuminating contemporary literary trends in classics and the study of Flavian literature
  • Includes extended analysis of Silius' intertextual allusion alongside rigorous comparative analysis of historiographic sources
  • Supplements the critical examination of the military narrative with clear battle plans