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Poetry and Civil War in Lucan"s Bellum Civile (Cambridge Classical Studies)

by Jamie Masters

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Latin,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • General,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / General,
  • Literary Collections / Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Lucan,--39-65.--Pharsalia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9331051M
    ISBN 100521041724
    ISBN 109780521041720
    OCLC/WorldCa634654718

    Download book Us, Then Author: unknown. Business & Finance. 50 Theaterstucke und Sketche fur alle Gelegenheiten (German Edition) The Conch Trumpet; Scent of Light (Booy-e Noor) (Persian Edition) Poems Of Catullus; Poetry and Civil War in Lucans Bellum Civile (Cambridge Classical Studies). Masters, J. Poetry and Civil War in Lucan's Bellum civile. Cambridge: CUP, Matthews, Monica. Caesar and the Storm. A Commentary on Lucan, De bello civili, Book 5, lines Frankfurt: Peter Lang, pp. Miniconi, P.-J. Etude des themes 'guerriers' de la poésie épique grèco-romaine, suivie d'un Index.

    Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: The Civil Wars By Julius Caesar Translated by W. A. McDevitte and W. S. Bohn. The Civil Wars has been divided into the following sections: Book 1 [k] Book 2 [83k] Book 3 [k] Download: A k text-only version is available for download. Remembering Intervention: Parthia in Rome’s Civil Wars Vol September , Issue 3, pp Original language: English.

    1 However, this view has been challenged by J. Masters, Poetry and Civil War in Lucan's Bellum Civile (Cambridge, ), , who argues that the poem is in fact complete. Like most critics, I find this to be the least persuasive argument advanced by Masters in his otherwise. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Lucan: the civil war books I-X (Pharsalia)".


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Poetry and Civil War in Lucan"s Bellum Civile (Cambridge Classical Studies) by Jamie Masters Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pledging themselves to any war to which Caesar called them. Their cries rose to the heavens: as loud as when a Thracian northerly falls on the cliffs of pine-clad Ossa, and the forest roars earth-bent or rebounding to the sky.

Book I Caesar gathers his forces Caesar, finding civil war so eagerly welcomed by his men. This book is a major literary re-evaluation of Lucan's epic poem, the Bellum Civile ('The Civil War').

Its main purpose is to bring out the implications of one basic premise: this poem Poetry and Civil War in Lucans Bellum Civile book not only about civil war, but uses the metaphor of civil war (i.e. self-destruction and internal discord) as the basis for the way it tells its by: This book is a major literary reevaluation of Lucan's epic poem, the Bellum Civile ("The Civil War").

Its main purpose is to bring out the implications of one basic premise: this poem is not only about civil war, but uses the metaphor of civil war (i.e.

self-destruction and internal discord) as the basis for the way it tells its story. Aimed primarily at classicists, the book offers a. This book is founded on a genuine admiration for Lucan's unique, perverse, and spellbinding masterpiece. Above all, Dr Masters argues, the poem is obsessed with civil war, not only as the subject of the story it tells, but as a metaphor which determines the way that story is : Jamie Masters.

Buy Poetry and Civil War in Lucan's Bellum Civile by Jamie Masters from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Marcus Annaeus Lucanus (3 November 39 AD – 30 April 65 AD), better known in English as Lucan (/ ˈ l uː k ən /), was a Roman poet, born in Corduba (modern-day Córdoba), in Hispania is regarded as one of the outstanding figures of the Imperial Latin period, known in particular for his epic youth and speed of composition set him apart from other poets.

Civil War (also known as the Pharsalia) must stand as a contender for the weirdest and craziest epic poem of all time.I recommend reading the introduction below first, then reading through the commentary posts in order. Commentary Posts. Lucan’s Civil War: About That Dedication to Nero. Lucan's Bellum Civile is one of the most impressive and unusual works of Silver Age Latin literature, and has been the subject of much research in recent years.

In this volume well-known experts on Lucan examine the poetological, narratological and stylistic techniques the author employed to write on the theme of civil war.

The epic poem is at once both conforms to and exceeds the tradition of. 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. Masters, Poetry and Civil War in Lucan's Bellum Civile (Cambridge classical studies).

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xiv +3 maps, ISBN £ - Volume 83. Poetry and civil war in Lucan\'s \'Bellum Civile\' is a book founded on a genuine admiration for Lucan\'s unique, perverse and spellbinding masterpiece.\" \"Above all, argues Dr. Masters, the poem is obsessed with civil war, not only as the subject of the story it tells, but as a.

“Pharsalia” (also kown as “De Bello Civili” or “On the Civil War”) is an epic poem in ten books by the Roman poet Lucan, left unfinished on the poets’ death in 65 gh incomplete, it is often considered the greatest epic poem of the Silver Age of Latin literature, and it tells the story of the civil war between Julius Caesar and the forces of the Roman Senate led by Pompey.

Civil war is almost a price worth paying that neither should.’ Such were the complaints uttered by doomed patriotism. The old were tormented too by anxieties of their own, cursing their fate in bearing the grievous weight of years, lamenting they had lived on to endure a second civil war.

Book II History recalled - Marius. Like other post-Vergilian epics, Lucan’s Bellum Civile (alias Pharsalia) has been neglected for much of the 19th and 20th centuries, but recent decades have (deservedly) witnessed an explosion of scholarly interest.

The poem has been labelled an anti-epic, since Lucan in various ways seems to take up arms against the epic tradition which he. Characters in "Lucan's Civil War".

Lucan’s “Pharsalia” or “Bellum Civile” -- which means “Civil War” -- describes the bloody war between Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great. This epic poem is broken up into 10 books, though more were likely lost or never completed.

As with other epic poems, there are. This book is a major literary reevaluation of Lucan's epic poem, the Bellum Civile ("The Civil War"). Its main purpose is to bring out the implications of one basic premise: this poem is not only about civil war, but uses the metaphor of civil war (i.e.

self-destruction and internal discord) as the basis for the way it tells its : Jamie Masters. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Poetry and civil war in Lucan's Bellum civile by Masters, Jamie.

Publication date Topics Lucan, 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 (M. Annaeus Lucanus) was a poet during Nero's reign, and the poem is dedicated to him.

A list of 10 of the most famous poems about the Civil War. Use the built in (free) MemoryTyper app to memorize a favorite. This list includes poems about such topics as Gettysburg, Shiloh, Abraham Lincoln and Robert E.

Lee. book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9 book card: There were many who dreamed at the time that the disasters of the Civil War were being compensated by the wealth and prosperity of the empire under Nero; and the assurance of universal peace, then almost realised, which is expressed in linesseems.

Author: Hans-Peter Nill Publisher: BRILL ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs View: Get Books. Gewalt Unmaking In Lucans Bellum Civile Lucans Bellum Civile by Hans-Peter Nill, Gewalt Unmaking In Lucans Bellum Civile Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.

Download Gewalt Unmaking In Lucans Bellum Civile books, In Gewalt und Unmaking in Lucans Bellum Civile .In Gewalt und Unmaking in Lucans Bellum Civile Hans-Peter Nill offers a theoretical approach to essential narrative representations of violence in Lucan’s civil war epic, combining theories and methods of narratology, reception aesthetics, and sociology.

The focus of the analyses lies on the configurations and modes of violence as represented.Masters, J. () Poetry and Civil War in Lucan's Bellum civile (Cambridge).

Masters, J. () ‘ Deceiving the Reader: The Political Mission of Lucan's Bellum civile ’, in J. Elsner and J. Masters, eds. () Reflections of Nero: Culture, History and Representation (Chapel Hill) –