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Horace's "Carmen Saeculare": Ritual Magic and the Poet`s Art

Horace's "Carmen Saeculare": Ritual Magic and the Poet`s Art

Michael C.J. Putnam
5/5 (2 ratings)
A close examination of Horace's hymn Carmen Saeculare which was commissioned by Augustus in 17 BC for performance at the Ludi Saeculare . A presentation of the poem itself is accompanied by discussions of the Horatian and Hellenistic background and comparisons are made with other Latin poems. Extracts in Latin with English translation.
Language
English
Pages
192
Format
Hardcover
Publisher
Yale University Press
Release
January 11, 2001
ISBN
0300083335
ISBN 13
9780300083330

Horace's "Carmen Saeculare": Ritual Magic and the Poet`s Art

Michael C.J. Putnam
5/5 (2 ratings)
A close examination of Horace's hymn Carmen Saeculare which was commissioned by Augustus in 17 BC for performance at the Ludi Saeculare . A presentation of the poem itself is accompanied by discussions of the Horatian and Hellenistic background and comparisons are made with other Latin poems. Extracts in Latin with English translation.
Language
English
Pages
192
Format
Hardcover
Publisher
Yale University Press
Release
January 11, 2001
ISBN
0300083335
ISBN 13
9780300083330

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