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Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, Book VI

a commentary

by H. J. W. Wijsman

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Published by Brill in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Valerius Flaccus, Gaius, 1st cent.,
  • Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.,
  • Argonauts (Greek mythology) in literature.,
  • Jason (Greek mythology) in literature.,
  • Medea (Greek mythology) in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-294) and indexes.

    Other titlesValerius Flaccus, Argonautica, Book six
    Statementby Henri J.W. Wijsman.
    SeriesMnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., 204
    ContributionsValerius Flaccus, Gaius, 1st cent.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6791.V5 W56 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6779714M
    ISBN 109004117180
    LC Control Number00024555

    The Argonautica was translated by Varro Atacinus, copied by Ovid and Virgil, and minutely studied by Valerius Flaccus in his poem of the same name. Some of his finest passages have been appropriated and improved upon by Virgil by the divine right of superior genius. [4]. Book VI. Velut ante comas ac summa cacumina silvae The Argonautica of Gaius Valerius Flaccus (), Book I, lines 98–99 (p. 3). There is no corresponding text in the Latin (cf. Argon. –80). Quotes about Valerius Flaccus. O mihi curarum pretium non vile mearum.

    C. Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica Otto Kramer, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. Od. ", "denarius") Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: book: C. Valeri Flacci Argonauticon Liber Primus. C. Valeri Flacci Argonauticon Liber Secundus. C. Valeri Flacci Argonauticon Liber Tertius. Apollonius Rhodius' Argonautica, composed in the third century BCE, is an epic retelling of Jason's quest for the golden fleece. It greatly influenced Roman authors such as Catullus, Virgil, and Ovid, and was imitated by Valerius Flaccus.

    Valerius Flaccus Argonautica, Book VI: A Commentary by Henri J.W. Wijsman. $ Free shipping. The Argonautica of Gaius Valerius Flaccus Balbus (Paperback or Softback) $ $ Free shipping. Valerius Antias and Caesar: Dissertation, Brand New, Free shipping in the US. $Seller Rating: % positive. Introduction. Gaius Valerius Flaccus Setinus Balbus, usually known simply as Valerius Flaccus, is the author of the Argonautica, an unfinished epic poem in eight books composed during the Flavian era (69–96 CE).This poem recounts the famous mythical voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, who sail from Greece to Colchis to retrieve the Golden Fleece.


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Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, Book VI by H. J. W. Wijsman Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Valerius Flaccus Argonautica, Book VI: A Commentary (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava Supplementum) (Bk. 6) (): Henri J W Wijsman: BooksCited by: 7. In spite of an increased interest over the last ten years in the 1st century AD Roman poet Valerius Flaccus, involving the production of several commentaries, part of his work Argonautica was still lacking a modern commentary.

This book gives a full philological and literary commentary of the turbulent book VI of the Argonautica.

The Silver Latin author's peculiar phraseology and choice of words is Cited by: 7. Argonautica, VI. Book VI. But Gradivus takes no rest: still the same passion burns in the fierce tumult of his heart, yet knows he not which camp, which battle-array to join; at length he resolves to go and appear in visible presence, if haply he may lay low the Minyae and take reprisal of sore distress for their compact with the king and destroy the youth of Greece.

"COMMENTARY" published on 01 Jan by Brill. In thirteen years since the publication of the first commentary on an individual book Valerius Flaccus the Argonautica (Book 4), 1 readers of Flavian epic have welcomed a series of companions to other books of Valerius Flaccus’ poem.

As interest in this period has surged in the late 90’s, three commentaries on book 6 have seen the light: Fucecchi’s saggio di commento on the last part of the book 2 and.

VALERIUS FLACCUS was a Roman poet who flourished in the late C1st A.D. during the reign of the Emperor Vespasian. His only surviving work is an unfinished epic poem entitled the Argonautica, describing the voyage of the Argonauts in their quest for the golden fleece.

The work differs in many respects from the like-themed Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius, composed four centuries earlier. Valerius Flaccus Valerius Flaccus, Gaius, Latin poet who flourished in the period ca. 70–90 CE, composed in smooth and sometimes obscure style an incomplete epic Argonautica in eight books, on the Quest for the Golden Fleece.

The poem is typical of his age, being a free re-handling of the story already told by Apollonius Rhodius, to whom he is superior in arrangement, vividness, and description of character.

Valerius has combined the legends in Herodotus 4. 5 and 4. 9, in which Colaxais is the grandson of Jupiter by a nymph, and Hercules begets sons by a woman whose lower half is serpent; he also makes her end in two snakes instead of one, if that is the point of “geminos.”.

GAIVS VALERIVS FLACCVS (died c. 90 A.D.) ARGONAVTICA. Liber Primus: Liber Secundus: Liber Tertius: Liber Quartus: Liber Quintus: Liber Sextus. Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica is one of the most significant surviving works of Flavian epic, which has recently become much more popular as a field of study and teaching in Latin literature.

This is the first commentary in English directly tailored to the needs of graduate and advanced undergraduate students. Synopsis This work offers a full philological and literary commentary of the turbulent Book VI of the "Argonautica", written by Valerius Flaccus, Latin poet of the first century AD.

The Silver Latin poet's peculiar phraseology and choice of words is highlighted. Where possible the poem is Author: Henri J. Wijsman. This book gives a full philological and literary commentary of the turbulent book VI of the Argonautica of the 1st century AD Latin poet Valerius Flaccus.

Get this from a library. Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, Book VI: a commentary. [H J W Wijsman; Gaius Valerius Flaccus] -- "In spite of an increased interest over the last ten years in the first century A.D.

Roman poet Valerius Flaccus, involving the production of several commentaries, part of his work Argonautica was. Valerius Flaccus, Gaius, Latin poet who flourished in the period ca. CE, composed in smooth and sometimes obscure style an incomplete epic "Argonautica" in eight books, on /5.

Valerius Flaccus, Gaius, Latin poet who flourished in the period ca. 70–90 CE, composed in smooth and sometimes obscure style an incomplete epic Argonautica in eight books, on the Quest for the Golden Fleece. The poem is typical of his age, being a free re-handling of the story already told by Apollonius Rhodius, to whom he is superior in arrangement, vividness, and description Author: Valerius Flaccus.

This work provides a full commentary on the first book of Valerius Flaccus' "Argonautica," an epic which has received increased attention in the last few decades, as may be seen from two recent editions ( and ).

Its first aim is to clarify the text, which is sometimes rather difficult and, in places, still not established with certainty. The Roman writer Gaius Valerius Flaccus (d. 90 CE) composed what would have been Antiquity's longest and most thorough poem on Jason's journey, had he lived to complete his twelve-book us completed five books and part of a sixth, drawing on Apollonius and a plethora of ancient sources, many of which are now lost or known only by fragments.

The Argonautica of Gaius Valerius Flaccus Setinus Balbus: Book I. Translated into English prose with introduction and notes by Valerius Flaccus, Caius; Blomfield, Henry George, trPages: A text (with apparatus criticus), translation, and commentary, with introduction, of the first book of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica, an unfinished Roman epic extending to eight books and several thousand lines, written in the Flavian period ( CE).The commentary addresses both textual and semantic matters and broader questions of stylistics, poetics, thematics, and cultural : Hardcover.

Gaius Valerius Flaccus is the author of Argonautica ( avg rating, 40 ratings, 8 reviews), Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica, Book 1 ( avg rating, 2 r /5. Gaius Valerius Flaccus flourished c. BCE and composed an incomplete epic Argonautica in eight books, on the quest for the Golden Fleece.

Valerius effectively rehandles the story already told by Apollonius Rhodius, recalls Virgilian language and thought, displays learning, and alludes to contemporary Rome.Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

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