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Statius, Thebaid 12: introduction, text and commentary

by Karla Pollmann

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Published by Verlag Ferdinand Sch oningh GmbH Paderborn in Paderborn .
Written in English

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    SeriesStudien zur Geschichte und Kultur des Altertums: Reihe 1; Monographien -- 25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22608531M
    ISBN 103506717839

    Loeb: Statius, Vol. II: Thebaid V-XII; Achilleid by Statius; J. H. Mozley, trans. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Statius has in mind the Virgilian "nox atra caput circumvolat" Aen. vi (cf, also Hor. S. ii. 1. 58), but here it is the "saeva dies " that hovers round. but to beat on the earth was a recognized way of summoning infernal deities.

    There is no doubt that this work will be the standard commentary on Thebaid 8 in any language going forward. First, the skeleton. An ample General Introduction (pp. xvii-lxxv) makes way for the Latin text, apparatus, and no nonsense English prose translation (pp. ). 2 The bulk, naturally, consists of the detailed commentary (pp. ). A. Re-appropriation and Disavowal: Pagan and Christian Authorities in Cassiodorus and Venantius Fortunatus Pollmann, K., , Religious Identity and the Problem of Historical Foundation The Foundational Character of Authoritative Sources in the History of Christianity and Judaism. Frishman, J., Otten, W. & Rouwhorst, G. (eds.).

    Togail Na Tebe; The Thebaid of Statius. the Irish Text Edited from Two Mss. with Introduction, Translation, Vocabulary and Notes (Paperback) Statius P Papinius Papinius) Published by Hardpress Publishing, United States (). This volume represents the first full-length scholarly commentary in English on Book 2 of the twelve-book Latin epic, greatly expanding on and updating Mulder's Latin language commentary. An extensive introduction covers the poem's historical, textual, and literary contexts, with particular attention to Statius' adaptation of prior.


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Statius, P. and Pollmann, K. () Statius, Thebaid Introduction, Text, and Commentary. Studien zur Geschichte und Kultur des Altertums. Paderborn, Schoeningh, pp ISBN Full text not archived in this repository. It is advisable to refer to the publisher's version if you intend to cite from this by: Get this from a library.

Statius, Thebaid introduction, text and commentary. [Karla F L Pollmann; Statius.]. Get this from a library. Statius, Thebaid introduction, text and commentary. [P Papinius Statius; Karla Pollmann].

Pollmann's is the first detailed commentary on Book 12 as a whole. The Introduction concisely surveys the place of Book 12 in the Thebaid; the Theban cycle; the denial of burial as a Leitmotif of the Thebaid; Argia as female counter-figure to Theseus; and the crucial role women play in the conclusion of the story.

The section on epic technique. Notes. In Restoration England, John Dryden wrote a poem entitled "To Sir Robert Howard" that refers to Statius' Achilleid; Dryden criticizes Statius' unfinished epic, calling it "too bold.". Throughout the Middle Ages, the Thebaid remained a popular text, inspiring a 12th-century French romance and works by Boccaccio and s' development of allegory helped establish the importance.

This study focuses on ways in which Statius' epic Thebaid, a poem about the civil war between Oedipus' sons Eteocles and Polynices, reflects the theme of internal discord in its narrative strategies. At the same time that Statius reworks the Homeric and Virgilian epic traditions, he engages with Hellenistic poetic ideals as exemplified by Cited by: Full text views reflects the number of PDF downloads, PDFs sent to Google Drive, Dropbox and Kindle and HTML full text views for chapters in this book.

Total number of Author: Randall T. Ganiban. PUBLIUS PAPINIUS STATIUS was a Roman poet who flourished in the late C1st A.D. during the reign of the Emperor Domitian. He was the author of a collection of dedicatory poems known as the Silvae, the epic Thebaid in twelve books, and the unfinished last two works relate the stories of the Seven Against Thebes and the youth of Achilles respectively.

Statius, Thebaid 2 Edited with an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary Edited by Kyle Gervais. Represents the first full-length English language commentary on Book 2 of Statius' Thebaid Juxtaposes the newly edited full Latin text with an accessible translation and extensive contextualizing introduction.

The political realities of Rome in the first century are also evident in the Thebaid, in representations of authoritarian power and the drive for domination. This two-volume edition of the epics, a freshly edited Latin text facing a graceful translation, completes D. Shackleton Bailey's new Loeb Classical Library edition of Statius.

Statius, Thebaid 8 Edited with an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary Edited by Antony Augoustakis. The first full-scale edition of Statius' Thebaid 8, complete with a thorough introduction, facing-page translation, and a comprehensive commentary Provides detailed and.

Pollmann, Statius, Thebaid Introduction, Text, and Commentary (Paderborn ) Historically Thebaid is the region of Upper Egypt, the term derives from the Greek name of its capital Thebes. Ancient episcopal sees of Thebais Prima (Thebaid I) listed.

The text and translation of Books of the Thebaid occupy the rest of the second volume (pp. The third and last volume features Books of the Thebaid (pp. ) and the extant fragment of the Achilleid (pp. ), as well as two separate indices of names for Author: Paolo Asso. Based on Statius' own testimony, the Thebaid was written AD c.

80–c. 92, beginning when the poet was aro and the work is thought to have been published in 91 or According to the last verse of the poem, Statius wrote the Thebaid over the course of a dozen years during the reign of Emperor Domitian, although the symmetry of the compositional period, assigning one book per year, has.

Composed towards the end of the first century CE, Statius' Thebaid relates the myth of the "Seven against Thebes": the assault of the seven champions of Argos on the ancient city in a bid to oust Eteocles, son of Oedipus, from his throne in favour of his brother, Polynices.

Book 2 presents several key events in the build-up to the Theban war: Eteocles' haunting by the ghost of his grandfather. This dissertation discusses the proem of Statius’ Thebaid () and the analysis of the text is split between an introduction, three extended chapters and a lemmatized commentary.

Statius’ acknowledgements of his literary debts, in particular Virgil, encourages, if not demands, an intertextual reading of his poetry. In this volume, Augoustakis presents the first full-length edition of Thebaid 8, with text and apparatus criticus, and an English translation.

A detailed introduction discusses the Argive/Theban myth in the Greek and Roman literary tradition and art, as well as the reception of the book in subsequent centuries, especially in Dante's Divine Comedy.

Edited with an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary. Author: Kyle Gervais; Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA ISBN: Category: Literary Collections Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Composed towards the end of the first century CE, Statius' Thebaid relates the myth of the -Seven against Thebes-: the assault of the seven champions of Argos on the ancient city.

Buy Statius, Thebaid 8: Edited with an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary Translation by Augoustakis, Antony (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Antony Augoustakis.

In this new edition of Book IX Dr Dewar accompanies the Latin text with apparatus criticus, a translation, and an extensive introduction and commentary. The introduction contains sections on Statius' life and works, a summary of the epic, its themes and characters, and poetry, the textualtradition, and Statius' influence on later European.

Odi: Abridging Allusions to Vergil, Aeneid 12 in Statius, Thebaid Kyle Gervais - - American Journal of Philology (2)Categories: Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy.

This is the first commentary on the second book of Statius’ epic poem, the Thebaid, in nearly sixty years, and the only full-scale English commentary.

My primary objective is to explain the meaning (in several senses of the term) of the Latin text. The epic poem the Thebaid by P. Papinius Statius, written about AD 80 to 92, deals with the fraternal strife between Oedipus' sons Eteocles and Polynices for the mastery of Thebes. Book VII describes the forced march of the Seven and their arrival at Thebes, Jocasta's vain attempt at mediation and Amphiaraus' spectacular katabasis.

This book is the first which deals with Thebaid VII since Cited by: