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Published: 03 November 2015

384 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198735373

Bookseller Code (06)

Damasus of Rome

The Epigraphic Poetry

Dennis Trout

Oxford Early Christian Texts

  • Translation of all the epigraphic poetry of Damasus
  • Makes the poems accessible to a much wider scholarly and student audience
  • Offers a line by line commentary indicating classical parallels
  • Commentary incorporates recent archaeology and information on the cults of individual martyrs honoured by Damasus