Ovid's Fasti

Ovid's Fasti : Roman Holidays

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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 StudiesThis 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 327.66 x 347.98 x 27.94mm | 362.87g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253209331
  • 9780253209337
  • 1,998,733

About Ovid

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

Table of contents

IntroductionBook 1Book 2Book 3Book 4Book 5Book 6Glossary of Proper Names Notesshow more

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