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Published: 02 April 2020

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780198767190

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Valerius Flaccus: Argonautica, Book 7

Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary

P. J. Davis

Oxford Commentaries on Flavian Poetry

  • The first commentary on Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica, Book 7 in English, taking account of not only Anglophone, but also French, German, and Italian scholarship
  • Presents a new and detailed interpretation of a key moment in the transmission of one of the best known of classical myths
  • Places Book 7 in its literary context in a detailed Introduction, which also examines the principal textual problems, the main difficulties in understanding Valerius' Latin, and the poem's reception from antiquity to the early modern period
  • Includes a new Latin text and facing-page prose translation, with additional translations of ancient Greek and modern foreign languages throughout, ensuring accessibility to the widest possible readership