Charm

Charm Propertius Vincent Katz W.R. Johnson
  • Title: Charm
  • Author: Propertius Vincent Katz W.R. Johnson
  • ISBN: 9781557132246
  • Page: 473
  • Format: Paperback
  • Charm Propertius Vincent Katz W.R. Johnson Charm Poetry Born near Assisi around B C Sextus Propertius was one of the great writers of love poetry in Roman literature His first book of poems published in Rome when he was about years of age ma
    Poetry Born near Assisi around 50 B.C Sextus Propertius was one of the great writers of love poetry in Roman literature His first book of poems, published in Rome when he was about 20 years of age, made him an overnight sensation This book caught the attention of one of the great literary benefactors of Rome, Maecenas, who had supported and befriended both Horace andPoetry Born near Assisi around 50 B.C Sextus Propertius was one of the great writers of love poetry in Roman literature His first book of poems, published in Rome when he was about 20 years of age, made him an overnight sensation This book caught the attention of one of the great literary benefactors of Rome, Maecenas, who had supported and befriended both Horace and Vergil Propertius, accordingly, was introduced into their circle Propertius great love was a woman he called Cynthia in his poems although her real name may have been Hostia , and it is his first person account of their tempestuous relationship that forms the first and second books of his poetry Using a colloquial and, at times, jaunty everyday language, New York poet Vincent Katz captures the spirit of the original and breathes fresh air into Propertius painfully obsessive lyrics.
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    1. Sextus Aurelius Propertius was a Latin elegiac poet who was born around 50 45 BCE in Mevania though other cities of Umbria also claim this dignity Hespillus, Ameria, Perusia, Assisium and died shortly after 15 BCE.Propertius surviving work comprises four books of Elegies He was friends with the poets Gallus and Virgil, and had with them as his patron Maecenas, and through Maecenas, the emperor Augustus.


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    1. Excellent translations Propertius is dense and hard and pretty boring, but Katz does a really great job Cynthia prima fuit

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