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Published: 24 March 2022 (Estimated)

416 Pages | 12 black-and-white figures and 4 maps


ISBN: 9780198821281

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Silius Italicus: Punica, Book 3

Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary

Antony Augoustakis and R. Joy Littlewood

Oxford Commentaries on Flavian Poetry

  • Up-to-date English commentary on Book 3 of the Punica
  • Combines historical and philological approaches with material culture to illuminate Silius' reimagining of Hannibal's crossing the Alps
  • Includes a new Latin text and facing-page prose translation
  • Provides an introduction to the current state of scholarship on the poem