Iohannis or De Bellis Lebycis of Flavius Cresconius Corippus

Iohannis or De Bellis Lebycis of Flavius Cresconius Corippus

By (author) Flavius Cresconius Corippus , Translated by George W. Shea

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Offers a translation of a poem by a sixth century African poet, based on a 1970 Cambridge text of the poem. An introduction focuses first on Corippus' treatment of the historical material and the strategy of the Emperor Justinian, and then on his role as apologist for the Empire and the problems this presented, and on his performance as poet and propagandist. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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  • Hardback | 232 pages
  • 162.6 x 233.7 x 17.8mm | 498.96g
  • 01 Nov 1998
  • The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
  • Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
  • New York
  • English
  • notes, bibliography
  • 0773482423
  • 9780773482425

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