Ovid's Fasti

Ovid’s Fasti

Roman Holidays
Translated and edited by Betty Rose Nagle
Distribution: World
Publication date: 4/1/1995
Format: paper 224 pages
6.125 x 9.25
ISBN: 978-0-253-20933-7
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“In her extended introduction, Nagle offers illuminating information and commentary . . . This verse translation, internally glossed for clarification, is as accurate as modern English will allow. . . . Highly recommended.” —Choice

“An excellent rendition in English of Ovid’s poetic calendar of the Roman religious year, with an original introduction and useful notes as well as a glossary . . . The translation is elegant and geared to the modern reader.” —The Journal of Indo-European Studies

This elegant translation brings Ovid’s poetic calendar of the Roman religious year to a new generation of students and scholars. A valuable source of information about the Roman calendar, it complements Ovid’s masterwork, the Metamorphoses.

Author Bio

BETTY ROSE NAGLE, Associate Professor of Classical Studies at Indiana University, is author of The Poetics of Exile and numerous articles on Roman literature.

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Table of Contents


Book 1
Book 2
Book 3
Book 4
Book 5
Book 6

Glossary of Proper Names