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Delphi Complete Works of Lucan

by Lucan

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In spite of his short life, being forced to commit suicide by the Emperor Nero, Lucan created an epic poem that is now recognised as one of the crowning achievements of the Silver Age of Latin literature. The Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin texts. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete extant works of Lucan, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and a special dual Latin and English text. (Version 1)

  • Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Lucan's life and works

  • Features the complete works of Lucan, in both English translation and the original Latin

  • Concise introduction to the epic poem

  • Provides both verse and prose translations of THE CIVIL WAR

  • Includes J. D. Duff's celebrated prose translation, previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Lucan – first time in digital publishing

  • Excellent formatting of the texts

  • Easily locate the poems or works you want to read with individual contents tables

  • Provides a special dual English and Latin text, allowing readers to compare the texts (Latin and Duff's translation) section by section – ideal for students

  • Features two bonus biographies - explore Lucan's ancient world

  • Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Translations

    THE CIVIL WAR

    PROSE TRANSLATION by J. D. Duff

    VERSE TRANSLATION by Edward Ridley The Latin Text

    DE BELLO CIVILI The Dual Text

    DUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXT The Biography

    INTRODUCTION TO LUCAN by J. D. Duff

    THE LIFE OF LUCAN by Suetonius Please visit delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles

  • Publication Details

    Publisher:
    PublishDrive
    Imprint:
    Delphi Classics
    Publication Date:
    2015

    Format

    • Kindle Book
    • OverDrive Read 4.4 MB
    • Adobe EPUB eBook 4.4 MB
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