1822 Works of Propertius Elegiac Poetry Epic Roman Mythology Latin Poems Delphini

PROPERTIUS, Sextus

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Sextus Propertius was the greatest elegiac poet of ancient Rome. The first of his four books of elegies, published in 29 BC, is called Cynthia after its heroine (his mistress, whose real name was Hostia); it gained him entry into the literary circle of Maecenas, including the poets Virgil (whom Propertius admired) and Horace (whom he never mentions).

 

This edition is the collected works of Propertius from the series ‘Scriptores latini in usum Delphini.’

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1822 Works of Propertius Elegiac Poetry Epic Roman Mythology Latin Poems Delphini

 

Sextus Propertius was the greatest elegiac poet of ancient Rome. The first of his four books of elegies, published in 29 BC, is called Cynthia after its heroine (his mistress, whose real name was Hostia); it gained him entry into the literary circle of Maecenas, including the poets Virgil (whom Propertius admired) and Horace (whom he never mentions).

 

This edition is the collected works of Propertius from the series ‘Scriptores latini in usum Delphini.’

 

Item number: #6664

Price: $250

PROPERTIUS, Sextus

 

Sexti Aurelii Propertii Opera omnia : ex editione Ch. Th. Kuinoelis cum notis et interpretatione in usum Delphini variis lectionibus notis variorum recensu editionum et codicum et indicibus locupletetissimis accurate recensita.

Londini: curante et imprimente A.J. Valpy, 1822.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes

o   Vol. I – VIII, 506

o   Vol. II – [2], 507-930, [2], lvi

  • Provenance: Armorial Emboss

o   SIGILL W.W. BARONIS GRENVILLE CANCELLARII ACADEMIAE OXONIENSIS

o   William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, PC, PC (Ire), FRS (1759-1834) was a British Pittite Tory and politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1806 to 1807, though he was a supporter of the British Whig Party for the duration of the Napoleonic Wars.

o   Grenville served as Chancellor of the University of Oxford from 1810 until his death in 1834.

  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8.75in X 5.5in (22cm x 14cm)

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6664

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Literature

Authors

PROPERTIUS, Sextus

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete