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Aratus: Phaenomena

Aratus Phaenomena Aratus of Soli was a highly original poet of the early third century BC famous throughout antiquity for his poem on constellations and weather signs and imitated by later Greek and Latin poets This

  • Title: Aratus: Phaenomena
  • Author: Aratus
  • ISBN: 9780521607124
  • Page: 493
  • Format: Paperback
  • Aratus of Soli was a highly original poet of the early third century BC, famous throughout antiquity for his poem on constellations and weather signs, and imitated by later Greek and Latin poets This volume presents for the first time in English an edition of the poem with a full introduction, a facing translation and a line by line commentary The text is based on a newAratus of Soli was a highly original poet of the early third century BC, famous throughout antiquity for his poem on constellations and weather signs, and imitated by later Greek and Latin poets This volume presents for the first time in English an edition of the poem with a full introduction, a facing translation and a line by line commentary The text is based on a new reading of the manuscripts, including one not used before The work provides a valuable basis for further research on Aratus and on Hellenistic poetry in general.

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    1 thought on “Aratus: Phaenomena

    1. Pretty good. I only gave a cursory scan of the commentary which makes up the majority of this.ntary. But from what I read of it, it seemed just fine. I found the intro informative; not thoroughly, but not excessively either. It has some nice comments about the cultural milieu and the style. I really picked this up to have a quick read through of the translation with the Greek facing, which I'd say this book performed that task completely. The translation is prose which doesn't stay true to the h [...]

    2. Aratus was the first ever poem writer of antiquity that's describing the 48 ancient Constellations and most prominent stars in his famous poem "Phenomena".

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