Ovid’s Fasti

Ovid’s Fasti

Roman Holidays
Ovid
Distribution: World
Publication date: 04/22/1995
Format: Paperback
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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““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.”

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Table of Contents

Introduction

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

Glossary of Proper Names

Notes