Delphi Complete Works of Varro (Illustrated)

Delphi Complete Works of Varro (Illustrated)

by Marcus Terentius Varro

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Overview

Renowned in the Roman world for his vast learning, Varro was an antiquarian, historian and agriculturist. Of Varro’s more than seventy works, his treatise ‘On Agriculture’ survives complete and a significant part of his magnum opus ‘On the Latin Language’, revealing his deep interest in antiquarian matters. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin texts. This comprehensive eBook presents Varro’s complete extant works, with illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Varro’s life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Varro, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introductions to the extant works
* Provides two translations of ‘On Agriculture’ (William Davis Hooper and F. H. Belvoir)
* Includes translations previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Varro
* Features the rare translation by ‘On the Latin Language’ by Roland G. Kent, first time in digital print
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the sections you want to read with individual contents tables
* Provides a special dual English and Latin text of ‘On Agriculture’, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features two bonus biographies – discover Varro’s ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


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CONTENTS:


The Translations
ON AGRICULTURE
ON THE LATIN LANGUAGE


The Latin Texts
LIST OF LATIN TEXTS


The Dual Text
DUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXT


The Biographies
INTRODUCTION TO MARCUS TERENTIUS VARRO by Roland G. Kent
MARCUS TERENTIUS VARRO by F. H. Belvoir


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786563897
Publisher: PublishDrive
Publication date: 06/16/2017
Series: Delphi Ancient Classics , #80
Sold by: PUBLISHDRIVE KFT
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 1903
Sales rank: 1,013,730
File size: 6 MB

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