Propertius Tibullus and Ovid A Selection of Love Poetry

Author: Anita Nikkanen
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781474266161
Release Date: 2016-04-28
Genre: Literary Criticism

This is the OCR-endorsed publication from Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 3) prescription of Ovid's Amores 1.1 and 2.5, Propertius 1.1 and Tibullus 1.1 with the A-Level (Group 4) prescription of Ovid's Amores 2.7 and 2.8, Propertius 1.3 and 2.14 and Tibullus 1.3, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary, with a detailed introduction that also covers the prescribed text to be read in English for A Level. Propertius, Tibullus and Ovid are our three main writers of Latin love elegy. The selected poems depict the bitter-sweet love affairs of the poet-lovers and their mistresses, from the heartbreak of rejection to the elation at love reciprocated. While Propertius's and Ovid's setting is the city and their poems show us such details of urbane Roman life as drinking parties and elaborate hair-dressing, Tibullus introduces the idyll of the countryside to the genre. Their sophisticated poems combine intense emotion with wit and irony, and celebrate the life of love and their mistresses, Propertius's Cynthia, Tibullus's Delia and Nemesis, and Ovid's Corinna.

Propertius Tibullus and Ovid A Selection of Love Poetry

Author: Anita Nikkanen
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN: 1474266142
Release Date: 2016-05-19
Genre: Literary Criticism

This is the OCR-endorsed publication from Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 3) prescription of Ovid's Amores 1.1 and 2.5, Propertius 1.1 and Tibullus 1.1 with the A-Level (Group 4) prescription of Ovid's Amores 2.7 and 2.8, Propertius 1.3 and 2.14 and Tibullus 1.3, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary, with a detailed introduction that also covers the prescribed text to be read in English for A Level. Propertius, Tibullus and Ovid are our three main writers of Latin love elegy. The selected poems depict the bitter-sweet love affairs of the poet-lovers and their mistresses, from the heartbreak of rejection to the elation at love reciprocated. While Propertius's and Ovid's setting is the city and their poems show us such details of urbane Roman life as drinking parties and elaborate hair-dressing, Tibullus introduces the idyll of the countryside to the genre. Their sophisticated poems combine intense emotion with wit and irony, and celebrate the life of love and their mistresses, Propertius's Cynthia, Tibullus's Delia and Nemesis, and Ovid's Corinna.

Latin Love Elegy

Author: Robert Maltby
Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
ISBN: 0865160619
Release Date: 1985
Genre: Poetry

This book offers a representative selection of the three main exponents of Latin love elegy: Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid. A few elegiac poems by Catullus are included for purposes of comparison. The book includes a general introduction to the elegy, select bibliography, Latin text of twenty poems, and commentary to introduce each poem, notes, both grammatical and to aid literary analysis.

Sprache und Literatur Literatur der augusteischen Zeit Allgemeines einzelne Autoren Fortsetzung

Author: Hildegard Temporini
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 9783110847048
Release Date: 2016-09-26
Genre: History

AUFSTIEG UND NIEDERGANG DER RÖMISCHEN WELT (ANRW) ist ein internationales Gemeinschaftswerk historischer Wissenschaften. Seine Aufgabe besteht darin, alle wichtigen Aspekte der antiken römischen Welt sowie ihres Fortwirkens und Nachlebens in Mittelalter und Neuzeit nach dem gegenwärtigen Stand der Forschung in Einzelbeiträgen zu behandeln. Das Werk ist in 3 Teile gegliedert: I. Von den Anfängen Roms bis zum Ausgang der Republik II. Principat III. Spätantike Jeder der drei Teile umfaßt sechs systematische Rubriken, zwischen denen es vielfache Überschneidungen gibt: 1. Politische Geschichte, 2. Recht, 3. Religion, 4. Sprache und Literatur, 5. Philosophie und Wissenschaften, 6. Künste. ANRW ist ein handbuchartiges Übersichtswerk zu den römischen Studien im weitesten Sinne, mit Einschluß der Rezeptions- und Wirkungsgeschichte bis in die Gegenwart. Bei den Beiträgen handelt es sich entweder um zusammenfassende Darstellungen mit Bibliographie oder um Problem- und Forschungsberichte bzw. thematisch breit angelegte exemplarische Untersuchungen. Die Artikel erscheinen in deutscher, englischer, französischer oder italienischer Sprache. Zum Mitarbeiterstab gehören rund 1000 Gelehrte aus 35 Ländern. Der Vielfalt der Themen entsprechend gehören die Autoren hauptsächlich folgenden Fachrichtungen an: Alte, Mittelalterliche und Neue Geschichte; Byzantinistik, Slavistik; Klassische, Mittellateinische, Romanische und Orientalische Philologie; Klassische, Orientalische und Christliche Archäologie und Kunstgeschichte; Rechtswissenschaft; Religionswissenschaft und Theologie, besonders Kirchengeschichte und Patristik. In Vorbereitung sind: Teil II, Bd. 26,4: Religion - Vorkonstantinisches Christentum: Neues Testament - Sachthemen, Fortsetzung Teil II, Bd. 37,4: Wissenschaften: Medizin und Biologie, Fortsetzung. Informationen zum Projekt und eine Übersicht über den Inhalt der einzelnen Bände finden Sie im Internet unter: http://www.bu.edu/ict/anrw/index.html Ferner gibt es eine Suchmaschine für die Stichwortsuche im Inhaltsverzeichnis aller bisher erschienenen Bände: http://www.uky.edu/ArtsSciences/Classics/biblio/anrw.html

Amores

Author: Cara Jordan
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1507648480
Release Date: 2015-01-29
Genre: Poetry

Love, or amor as the Romans called it, is universal. Time has not diminished the ability of ancient love poems to speak to every reader who has loved and lost. The authors featured in this volume of amores (love affairs), Catullus, Propertius, Tibullus, Sulpicia, and Ovid, have left us an enduring legacy and record of their passions, joys and sorrows, loves and losses, faithfulness and betrayal. Their poems were written during the latter half of the 1st century BCE and the early years of the 1st century CE when love poetry reached its climax in Rome. This selection of poems, which is meant for the general reader and assumes little to no knowledge of ancient literature, is by no means comprehensive. These pieces, presented here in chronological order, provide an overview of the evolution of this literary genre through works that are the most universal, celebrated, and interesting for the modern reader. The translations are as faithful to the original texts as possible while also ensuring that the beauty of the poems is not sacrificed. This volume focuses on the pleasure of reading, and, hopefully, will whet the reader's appetite for more Latin love poetry.

Ovid the Love Poems

Author: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0192836331
Release Date: 1999-01-28
Genre: Poetry

Translations of Ovid's love poems.

The Arts of Love

Author: Duncan F. Kennedy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521407672
Release Date: 1993-01-01
Genre: History

An examination of the love elegies of the Roman poets Tibullus, Propertius and Ovid.

Ovid Amores III a Selection 2 4 5 14

Author: Jennifer Ingleheart
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781472502926
Release Date: 2014-06-10
Genre: Literary Collections

Introductory essays by Jennifer Ingleheart discuss Ovid's historical and literary context, and offer an overview of the Amores as a whole. In addition, each poem is accompanied by an exploratory essay. The Latin text is supplied, and at the back of the book are extensive language and explanatory notes. All words not included in the GCSE Defined Vocabulary List are glossed.

Latin Love Poetry

Author: Denise McCoskey
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 9781780761916
Release Date: 2013-12-18
Genre: History

The three major Roman love poets - Tibullus, Propertius and Ovid - are celebrated for the ways in which they used social and historical contexts, as well as a highly developed sense of place and landscape, to inform their explorations of passion and desire. These writers pursued both men and women, and expressed romantic attachments to the bucolic countryside as well as to the city of Rome. At the same time, they initiated a vibrant exchange with other genres and authors, and explored the art of writing as much as the experience of love itself. This new and attractive survey of a genre that is often called elegy - because of its metre - discusses the poets and their writings against the turbulent backdrop of the Augustan age (31 BCE-14 CE). It examines the literary origins of Latin elegy, highlights the poets' key themes and traces their reception by later writers and readers. Introducing the chief Latin elegists, as well as these poets' main sources of inspiration (Catullus, Cornelius Gallus and earlier Greek elegists like Euphorion of Chalcis), the book shows that love elegy is the defining genre of Roman poetry.

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy

Author: Barbara K. Gold
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118241431
Release Date: 2012-04-25
Genre: Literary Criticism

A Companion to Roman Love Elegy is the first comprehensivework dedicated solely to the study of love elegy. The genre isexplored through 33 original essays thatoffer new and innovativeapproaches to specific elegists and the discipline as awhole. Contributors represent a range of established names and youngerscholars, all of whom are respected experts in their fields Contains original, never before published essays, which areboth accessible to a wide audience and offer a new approach to thelove elegists and their work Includes 33 essays on the Roman elegists Catullus, Tibullus,Propertius, Sulpicia, and Ovid, as well as their Greek and Romanpredecessors and later writers who were influenced by theirwork Recent years have seen an explosion of interest in Roman elegyfrom scholars who have used a variety of critical approaches toopen up new avenues of understanding

The Roman Poetry of Love

Author: Efrossini Spentzou
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781472502155
Release Date: 2013-10-24
Genre: Poetry

The Roman Poetry of Love explores the formation of a key literary genre in a troubled historical and political setting. The short-lived genre of Latin love elegy produced spectacular, multi-faceted and often difficult poetry. Its proponents Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius and Ovid remain to this day some of the most influential poetic voices of Western civilisation. This accessible introduction combines aesthetic analysis with socio-political context to provide a concise but comprehensive portrait of the Roman elegy, its main participants and its cultural and political milieu. Focusing on a series of specific poems, the title portrays the development of the genre in the context of the Emperor Augustus' ascent to power, following recognizable threads through the texts to build an understanding of the relationship between this poetry and the increasingly totalising regime. Highlighting and examining the intense affectation of love in these poems, The Roman Poetry of Love explores the works not simply as an expression of a troubled male psychology, but also as a reflection of the overwhelming changes that swept through Rome and Italy in the transition from the late Republic to the Augustan Age.

Ovid

Author:
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300166516
Release Date: 1973
Genre:

Of all the poets of ancient Rome Ovid had perhaps the most influence on the art and literature of Medieval and Renaissance Europe. Even today he is probably the most accessible of all classical poets to the non-specialist, both in his subject matter and in his style. Ovid is no less fascinated than we are by the human psyche and by the ways men and women relate to each other, and many of his views on these questions seem centuries ahead of his time. Ovid's interest in narrative technique is so much like ours that modern critical terms such as "reader-response" could have been coined for his experiments with story telling. In the creation of different personae and points of view his ingenuity is endless. For the Amores he invented a posing poet-lover; for the Art of Love, his narrator is a cynical professor of seduction who is convinced, quite wrongly, that he has love down to a science. In the Heroides, a series of verse-letters from the famous women of legend to their lovers, he brilliantly recreated great moments of heroic mythology from the feminine point of view. The longest and most enchanting of his works, the Metamorphoses, an epic-length poem on the infinite changes of mythology and history, afforded him the richest opportunities of all to experiment with narrative techniques. In this book Sara Mack introduces Ovid to the general reader. After considering Ovid's modernity, Mack surveys his poetry chronologically. Next she examines his most influential poems: the Amores, Heroides, Art of Love, and Metamorphoses. Finally she explores Ovidian wit, concluding with a look at Ovid's influence on the arts.

Propertius in Love

Author: Sextus Propertius
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520935845
Release Date: 2002-06-03
Genre: Literary Criticism

These ardent, even obsessed, poems about erotic passion are among the brightest jewels in the crown of Latin literature. Written by Propertius, Rome's greatest poet of love, who was born around 50 b.c., a contemporary of Ovid, these elegies tell of Propertius' tormented relationship with a woman he calls "Cynthia." Their connection was sometimes blissful, more often agonizing, but as the poet came to recognize, it went beyond pride or shame to become the defining event of his life. Whether or not it was Propertius' explicit intention, these elegies extend our ideas of desire, and of the human condition itself.