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Horace for English readers Being a translation of the poems of Quintus Horatius Flaccus into English prose by Horace

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby E. C. Wickham.
ContributionsWickham, E. C.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13842104M

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Excerpt from Horace for English Readers: Being a Translation of the Poems of Quintus Horatius Flaccus Into English Prose What we know of him we know almost entirely from his own writings. A few facts are added bya short memoir written. Other editions - View all. Horace for English Readers: Being a Translation of the Poems of Quintus Horace for English Readers: Being a Translation of the Poems of Quintus Horace for English Readers: Being a Translation of the Poems of Quintus. From the sixteenth century to the present day, Horace ( BC) has been more frequently translated into English than any other classical poet. His work has made so deep an imprint on our poetry that this volume can be read as a map of the changes and developments in English verse Cited by: 5.   Horace is a little leopard who gets adopted by two lions. The book can help connect with children who were adopted by a family who is a different race. It also can help parents of these children understand that they need to know about their own culture. Lisa rated it liked it review of another edition4/5.

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Horatius restitutus; or The books of Horace arranged in chronological order according to the scheme of Dr. Bentley, from the text of his second edition in , and the common readings subjoined; with a preliminary dissertation on the chronology and the localities of that poet. About Horace: Quintus Horatius Flaccus (December 8, 65 BC – Novem 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyri Home My Books4/5. The Odes of Horace book. Read 54 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Latin poet Horace is, along with his friend Virgil, the most /5. Pearson English Readers are world-renowned stories rewritten for English learners. English learners of any age can enjoy and learn from reading, whatever their language level, as each series is graded to different levels. With Pearson English Readers, English learners will be motivated to read, learn and succeed.