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Selected Silvae of Publius Papinius Statius

by Publius Papinius Statius

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Published in [n.p.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith introduction and notes by Joseph Henry Howard
ContributionsHoward, Joseph Henry, 1860-1949, ed.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 110 l.
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24180336M
OCLC/WorldCa10142647

"The Thebaid of Publius Papinius Statius is an epic poem in twelve books, completed in about A.D. It has been thought by many to stand second only to Virgil among Latin narrative poems." "Its theme is the war between Eteocles and Polynices, sons of Oedipus, for the throne of Publius Papinius Statius; Publius Papinius Statius: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stephen T Newmyer. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: [1] pages ; 25 cm. # Statius, P. Papinius--Silvae\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:

  Publius Papinius Statius (/ ˈ s t eɪ ʃ i ə s /; c. 45 – c. 96 AD) was a Roman poet of the 1st century AD. His surviving Latin poetry includes an epic in twelve books, the Thebaid; a collection of occasional poetry, the Silvae; and an unfinished epic, the is also known for his appearance as a guide in the Purgatory section of Dante's epic poem, the Divine ://   PVBLIVS PAPINIVS STATIVS (c. 45 – 96 A.D.) THEBAID

Publius Papinius Statius lived from the 40s to the mids AD. In his teens he moved to Rome, and there, some years later, he embarked on his own career in poetry. This title presents an introduction that locates Statius in his historical and literary context, considers the importance of his "Silvae", and presents a brief history of the :// Publius Papinius Statius - Publii Papinii Statii Sylvarum lib. V.; Thebaidos lib. XII.; Achilleidos lib. II. - Literature, Poetry - Quantity: 1 - Book This beautiful first edition contains pages with the most important works of his time and later beloved Roman poet: all five books of the Silvae, the complete Thebaid in 12 books and the


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BkI: Prologue – Statius to his friend, Lucius Arruntius Stella, Greetings I’ve thought long and hard, my Stella, given how knowledgeable and distinguished you are in whatever of our pursuits you follow, as to whether I should gather these things together for publication, works that rose one by one from my heart, flowing in sudden fire and lovely haste from my :// BkIII: Prologue – Statius to his friend Pollius: Greetings.

I need not justify to you at least, dearest Pollius, so deserving of the quiet to which you cling so faithfully, the temerity of these little pieces, since you know that many of them were suddenly born at your side, and you were frequently troubled by my pen’s audaciousness, when you led me into your eloquence’s sanctuary, and I Publius Papinius Statius (c AD) was a Roman poet of the 1st Selected Silvae of Publius Papinius Statius book AD, born in Naples.

As a poet, Statius was versatile in his abilities and his work includes an epic poem, the Thebaid, a collection of occasional poetry, the Silvae, and the unfinished epic, the ://?id=yyJ0oxbUvF4C.

Statius went the opposite way, releasing the Silvae after he completed The Thebaid: Seven against Thebes. The collection is divided into five books, The Silvae is a collection of occasional poetry, i.e., a series of poems composed to commemorate specific :// Statius completed one epic, the book Thebaid, but only two books of another, the Achilleid.

The Thebaid, a more ambitious work, describes the struggle of the brothers Polyneices and Eteocles for the throne of the ancient Greek city of Thebes. It has many features borrowed from Virgil, but suffers from overstatement and work begins and ends, however, with passages that Statius: Silvae Book II, a new downloadable English translation.

BkII: Prologue – Statius to his friend, Melior, Greetings Such is my friendship with you, in which I delight, dear Melior, who are no less elegant in your literary discernment than in the whole tenor of your life, and such the nature of the little works I dedicate to you, that this whole book of mine would seek your regard even With the exception of a poem on the unscripted death of a lion in the Colosseum, Book II of Statius' Silvae is largely domestic in theme.

It reflects the more private side of Roman culture, its pleasures, houses, gardens, friendships, and personal losses; it concludes with a BkIV: Prologue – Statius to his friend Marcellus: Greetings.

I’ve contrived a book, dearest Marcellus, that I can dedicate to your loyal affection. I don’t think I’ve begun any little work of mine without invoking the divinity of our great Emperor, but this book owns to three such pieces, and what greater tribute to Publius Papinius Statius’s most popular book is The Thebaid: Seven Against Thebes.

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Perhaps, but most scholarly conclusions are of the speculative Statius, P. Papinius (Publius Papinius). Selected Silvae of Publius Papinius Statius. [N.p.] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: P Papinius Statius; Paperback. s Papinius Statius lived from the 40s to the mids C.E.

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Papinius (Publius Papinius); Slater, David Ansell,ed. Publication date Topics Occasional verse, Latin Book from the collections of unknown library Language English. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Translation in prose Addeddate   Publius Papinius Statius lived from the 40s to the mids C.E. Born in Naples, he was the son of a professional poet and teacher.

In his teens he moved to Rome, and there, some years later, he embarked on his own career in poetry. Published near the end of his life, the Silvae is a collection of witty and engaging occasional poems, but beyond  › Books › Literature & Fiction › Poetry.

Publius Papinius Statius (c. AD) was a prize-winning poet whose reputation remained high until well into the Middle Ages. He featured both in Chaucer’s House of Fame (as Stace’) and in Dante’s Divine Comedy, where he is called il dolce poeta’ › Books › Literature & Fiction › Poetry.

Statius. AKA Publius Papinius Statius. Silvae and Thebais. Birthplace: Neapolis, Italy Died: 96 AD Location of death: Neapolis, Italy Cause of death: unspecified.

Gender: Male Religion. Latin poet, born at Naples. He was, to a great extent, devoted by birth and training to the profession of a poet. The Statii were of Graeco-Campanian origin, and were of. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

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