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Author: Albius Tibullus,G. Lee
ISBN: 0950402907
Language: English Latin
Pages: 120 pages
Category: Poetry
Publisher: Editor & Publisher Company (July 1975)
Rating: 4.6
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Albius Tibullus (c. 55 BC – 19 BC) was a Latin poet and writer of elegies. His first and second books of poetry are extant; many other texts attributed to him are of questionable origins. Little is known about the life of Tibullus

Albius Tibullus (c. Little is known about the life of Tibullus. There are only a few references to him by later writers and a short Life of doubtful authority. Neither his praenomen nor his birthplace is known, and his gentile name has been questioned

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item 2 Elegies NEW Tibullus Albius -Elegies NEW Tibullus Albius. Tibullus was one of the great Roman elegists, alongside Ovid and Propertius. item 3 Tibullus Elegies A M Juster Robert Maltby Oxford World Classics Parallel Latin -Tibullus Elegies A M Juster Robert Maltby Oxford World Classics Parallel Latin. His poems of love, addressed to his mistresses Delia and Nemesis and the boy Marathus portray idealism, anguish, and betrayal, newly translated into stylish English by A. M. Juster, with parallel Latin text, introduction, and notes by Tibullus scholar Robert Maltby.

Tibullus's two books of elegies belong to the early part of the reign of. .

Tibullus's two books of elegies belong to the early part of the reign of Augustus (31-19 . His themes were love, the countryside and Rome, its gods and traditions. His patron was the great general and orator M. Valerius Messalla Corvinus. One of the four canonical Latin elegiac poets (Gallus, of whom almost nothing survives, Propertius and Ovid being the others), Tibullus has a distinctive voice and an individual approach to the conventional subject matter, bland on the surface but turbulent and passionate on deeper examination.

Tibullus' elegies are addressed to two different mistresses, Delia and Nemesis, and a boy, Marathus

Tibullus' elegies are addressed to two different mistresses, Delia and Nemesis, and a boy, Marathus. His pious and idealistic love for Delia is replaced by a more tortured affair with the cruel Nemesis, and the poet's elegies to Marathus give a broader perspective to his treatment of the subject. Anguish and betrayal characterize Tibullus' depiction of love's changing fortunes, in poetry that is passionate, vivid, and sometimes haunting

Albius Tibullus was a Roman gentleman, whose father fought on Pompey's side. His popularity in 18th century France was very great

Albius Tibullus was a Roman gentleman, whose father fought on Pompey's side. The precise dates of his birth and death are in doubt, and what we know of his life is all in his own poems; except that Horace condoles with him about Glycera, and Apuleius says Delia's real name was Plautia. Horace paid him this immortal compliment: ( Epist. His popularity in 18th century France was very great. The current English version, Grainger's (1755) with its cheap verse and common place gallantries, is a stupid echo of the French feeling for Tibullus as an erotic poet.

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