Tibullus the elegist a critical survey by Robert J. Ball

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Published by Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht in Göttingen .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Tibullus,
  • Elegiac poetry, Latin -- History and criticism,
  • Rome in literature

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementRobert J. Ball.
SeriesHypomnemata ;, Heft 77
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6789 .B3 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination253 p. ;
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2921004M
ISBN 103525251750
LC Control Number84154262

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Tibullus I. TIBULLUS THE FIRST BOOK I The Poet’s Ideal. Let others heap up their treasure of yellow gold; let theirs be many acres of well-tilled ground; let them live in constant fighting and alarms with the foeman at their gates, their slumbers routed by the outburst of the signal for the fray.

But let the humble fortune that is mine lead me along a quiet path of life, so my hearth but. Tibullus's chief friend and patron was Marcus Valerius Messalla Corvinus, himself an orator and poet as well as a statesman and a commander.

Messalla, like Gaius Maecenas, was at the centre of a literary circle in Albius Tibullus (c. 55 BC – 19 BC) was a Latin poet and writer of elegies/5. Tibullus's two books of elegies belong to the early part of the reign of Augustus ( B.C.).

His themes were love, the countryside and Rome, its gods and traditions. His patron was the great general and orator M. Valerius Messalla Corvinus.4/5(2). Tibullus the elegist: A critical survey (Hypomnemata) [Robert J Ball] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying by: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike United States License.

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The third book (divided by the Renaissance scholars into two), which may be called the Messalla collection, and, consisting of pieces by different hands, was added at some later time On it, and on the name of the poet, generally said to be Albius Tibullus, see Postgate, Selections from Tibullus (ed.

2), pp. xxxiv–li and Tibullus the Elegist: A Critical Survey. Robert J. Ball. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, - Altertum - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Approaches to Tibullus. Let num'rous Acres others Hopes employ, Let Heaps of hoarded Gold give others Joy, Whom neigh'bring Fear for ever keeps awake, Or whose short Slumbers early Trumpets break; Let Ease, by Poverty begot, be mine, While on my Hearth the scanty Faggots shine, And my own Hand sets down the swelling Vine.

Let but each Year afford me fresh supplies, And faithful to my Hopes. Tibullus has 79 books on Goodreads with ratings. Tibullus’s most popular book is Tibullus: Elegies. Introduction, Text, Translation and Notes (Latin.

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