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Published: 27 August 2015

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780198735373

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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

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