Ovid's Fasti: Roman Holidays


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"In her extended introduction, Nagle offers illuminating information and commentary . . . This verse translation, internally glossed for clarification, is as accurate as modern English will allow. . . . Highly recommended." —Choice

"An excellent rendition in English of Ovid's poetic calendar of the Roman religious year, with an original introduction and useful notes as well as a glossary . . . The translation is elegant and geared to the modern reader." —The Journal of Indo-European Studies

This elegant translation brings Ovid's poetic calendar of the Roman religious year to a new generation of students and scholars. A valuable source of information about the Roman calendar, it complements Ovid's masterwork, the Metamorphoses.

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ISBN-13: 9780253209337x

Number of pages: 224

Format: Paperback / softback Trade paperback (US)

Imprint: Indiana University Press

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