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The Resource The complete elegies of Sextus Propertius, Sextus Propertius ; translated with introduction and notes by Vincent Katz

The complete elegies of Sextus Propertius, Sextus Propertius ; translated with introduction and notes by Vincent Katz

Label
The complete elegies of Sextus Propertius
Title
The complete elegies of Sextus Propertius
Statement of responsibility
Sextus Propertius ; translated with introduction and notes by Vincent Katz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
Vincent Katz offers translations of all 107 known poems by the Augustan poet Sextus Propertius, a contemporary of Ovid. The translations keep as closely as possible to the original syntax, as Propertius' willful compressions & unusual tellings of myth are definitive of his poetics
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Propertius, Sextus
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Text in Latin with parallel English translation
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Katz, Vincent
Series statement
Lockert library of poetry in translation
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Propertius, Sextus
  • Elegiac poetry, Latin
  • Love poetry, Latin
  • Elegiac poetry, Latin
  • Love poetry, Latin
  • Poésie élégiaque latine
  • Poésie d'amour latine
  • Poésie élégiaque latine
  • Poésie d'amour latine
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS
  • POETRY
  • Elegiac poetry, Latin
  • Love poetry, Latin
Label
The complete elegies of Sextus Propertius, Sextus Propertius ; translated with introduction and notes by Vincent Katz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "This is how my life's used up"
  • "Can your tender feet brave the frosts?"
  • "Rare Cynthia is mine!"
  • "I told you how love would be, and you laughed"
  • "not light is the medicine in my words"
  • "in the Bay of Naples no love is safe"
  • "Cynthia was the first, Cynthia will be the last"
  • "She will be punishment for the despised pain of all of them"
  • "I'll despise Alcinous' gifts"
  • "be whatever you want, just not alien"
  • Preserving the Metaphor: Translating Propertius
  • "Once I was opened to great triumphs"
  • "God damn him! who first prepared ship and sail"
  • "let the rocks be full of your name"
  • "There, whatever I'll be, I'll always be called your image"
  • "You've been warned, Gallus: protect your love"
  • "Gallus ... / tried to escape unknown hands -- but was not able"
  • "What class I am and from where"
  • "The girl alone erects my genius"
  • "Love got the better of me"
  • "You are the first Roman girl to recline at Jove's table"
  • Vincent Katz
  • "Let him like boys, if he will be my friend"
  • "this verse, Cynthia, will be your pallor"
  • "A wife never, never will a friend lead me astray"
  • "conquered nations are worth nothing in love"
  • "Are you going to die then, Propertius, still so young?"
  • "Cynthia was the first. She caught me with her eyes"
  • "nude Love doesn't love artifice in beauty"
  • "although a pair commanded me, gripped with lust"
  • "Cynthia is tried by no curse more gravely / than when grace abandons her"
  • "she comes with a price"
  • "I wasn't born to praise or fighting"
Control code
ocn951338666
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400884131
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1c5k6kt
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)951338666
Label
The complete elegies of Sextus Propertius, Sextus Propertius ; translated with introduction and notes by Vincent Katz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "This is how my life's used up"
  • "Can your tender feet brave the frosts?"
  • "Rare Cynthia is mine!"
  • "I told you how love would be, and you laughed"
  • "not light is the medicine in my words"
  • "in the Bay of Naples no love is safe"
  • "Cynthia was the first, Cynthia will be the last"
  • "She will be punishment for the despised pain of all of them"
  • "I'll despise Alcinous' gifts"
  • "be whatever you want, just not alien"
  • Preserving the Metaphor: Translating Propertius
  • "Once I was opened to great triumphs"
  • "God damn him! who first prepared ship and sail"
  • "let the rocks be full of your name"
  • "There, whatever I'll be, I'll always be called your image"
  • "You've been warned, Gallus: protect your love"
  • "Gallus ... / tried to escape unknown hands -- but was not able"
  • "What class I am and from where"
  • "The girl alone erects my genius"
  • "Love got the better of me"
  • "You are the first Roman girl to recline at Jove's table"
  • Vincent Katz
  • "Let him like boys, if he will be my friend"
  • "this verse, Cynthia, will be your pallor"
  • "A wife never, never will a friend lead me astray"
  • "conquered nations are worth nothing in love"
  • "Are you going to die then, Propertius, still so young?"
  • "Cynthia was the first. She caught me with her eyes"
  • "nude Love doesn't love artifice in beauty"
  • "although a pair commanded me, gripped with lust"
  • "Cynthia is tried by no curse more gravely / than when grace abandons her"
  • "she comes with a price"
  • "I wasn't born to praise or fighting"
Control code
ocn951338666
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400884131
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1c5k6kt
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)951338666

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