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Published: 15 October 2011

384 Pages | 6 illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199570935

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Commentary on Silius Italicus, Punica 7

R. Joy Littlewood

  • A comprehensive introduction and, within the commentary, a series of essays on literary and historical topics to support the more complex passages of text.
  • Detailed analysis of Silius' models and his intertextual technique,an essential feature of his poetic style.
  • Translation in paraphrase headings with more difficult lines translated literally within the commentary.
  • Detailed maps and table of the structure of Punica 7.
  • Comprehensive bibliography.