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Published: 04 February 2011

450 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199554188

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Musa Pedestris

Metre and Meaning in Roman Verse

Llewelyn Morgan

  • Presents a powerful argument for the relevance, and interest, of the metrical dimension of Latin poems
  • Integrates the previously separated disciplines of metrics and literary criticism
  • Covers Latin poetry from the 2nd century BC to the 2nd century AD, overcoming arbitrary divisions between literary ages