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Pharsalia.

Lucan

Pharsalia.

Literally translated into English prose, with copious notes by H.T. Riley.

by Lucan

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Published by G.Bell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pharsalus, Battle of, 48 B.C.,
  • Rome -- History -- Civil War, 49-45 B.C.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBohn"s libraries
    ContributionsRiley, Henry T. 1816-1878.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6479 E5 R5 1889
    The Physical Object
    Pagination427p.
    Number of Pages427
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15144442M

    The Pharsalia of Lucan book. Read 61 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally /5. Lucan (M. Annaeus Lucanus, 39–65 CE), son of wealthy M. Annaeus Mela and nephew of Seneca, was born at Corduba (Cordova) in Spain and was brought as a baby to 60 CE at a festival in Emperor Nero's honour Lucan praised him in a panegyric and was promoted to one or two minor offices. But having defeated Nero in a poetry contest he was interdicted from further recitals or publication.

      Pharsalia, Volume 1 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, 5/5(1). Summary Lucan, a first century Roman poet, wrote a long epic (though unfinished) called Pharsalia, chronicling the civil war between the General Pompey the Great and Julius Caesar. Lucan (M. Annaeus Lucanus) was a poet during Nero's reign, and the poem is dedicated to him.

    Pharsalia - Book Vii: The Battle poem by Marcus Annaeus Lucanus. Neer to the summons of the Eternal lawsMore slowly Titan rose nor drave his steedsForced by the sky revolving up the heaven. PageAuthor: Marcus Annaeus Lucanus. Pharsalia - Book Ix: Cato poem by Marcus Annaeus Lucanus. Yet in those ashes on the Pharian shoreIn that small heap of dust was not confinedSo great a shade but from the limbs half burnt. Page3/5.


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