By Michele Lowrie
pieces is the routine debate over the functionality of Horace's Odes. Fiction? Literal fact? A figurative appropriation of Greek culture in the bookish tradition of past due Hellenism? Arguments either for and opposed to achieve a listening to. Michele Lowrie's creation surveys the country of present scholarship and offers
guidance at the seminal matters confronting the translation of Horatian lyric this present day. feedback for additional examining and a consolidated bibliography open avenues for extra vast research.
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Horace: Odes and Epodes (Oxford Readings in Classical Studies) by Michele Lowrie