Horace is a crucial writer in Latin literature. His paintings spans a variety of genres, from iambus to satire, and odes to literary epistle, and he's simply as a lot at domestic writing approximately love and wine as he's approximately philosophy and literary feedback. He additionally grew to become a key literary determine within the regime of the Emperor Augustus. during this 2007 quantity an exceptional overseas forged of participants current a stimulating and available evaluate of the poet, his paintings, its topics and its reception. this offers the orientation and assurance wanted by means of non-specialists and scholars, but additionally indicates upsetting views from which experts may gain advantage. because the final normal booklet on Horace used to be released part a century in the past, there was a sea-change in perceptions of his paintings and within the literary research of classical literature more often than not, and this territory is totally charted during this spouse.
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