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Statius and the Thebaid.

by David Vessey

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Thebes (Greece)
    • Subjects:
    • Statius, P. Papinius,
    • Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) in literature,
    • Epic poetry, Latin -- History and criticism,
    • Sibling rivalry in literature,
    • Polyneices (Greek mythology),
    • Eteocles (Greek mythology),
    • Thebes (Greece) -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 329-341.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA6697.A44 V4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 357 p.
      Number of Pages357
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5301758M
      ISBN 100521200520
      LC Control Number72083578

      Other editions containing works of Statius [Publius Papinius Statius] Statius: Silvae IV. Ed. Kathleen M. Coleman () Oxford Classical Texts: P. Papini Stati: Silvae. Ed. Edward Courtney () Statius: Thebaid IX. Ed. Michael Dewar () Statius: Thebaid. Eds A. D. Melville and D. W. T. Vessey () Statius: Silvae 5. Ed. Bruce Gibson. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. STATIUS, THEBAID 8: EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION, TRANSLATION, AND COMMENTARY - .

      [Thebaid X] and also how Gapaneus the proude with thonder-dynt was slayn, that cride loude. Undecimus parili germanos funere iungit. Ultimus Ogygias dat vincere Tesea Thebas. [In the first book the understanding between the brothers (Eteocles and Polynices) is broken off. The second book rejects both alliance and alternate rule. The third inflames. THEBAID I Fraternas acies alternaque regna profanis decertata odiis sontesque euoluere Thebas Pierius menti calor incidit. unde iubetis ire, deae? gentisne canam primordia dirae, Sidonios raptus et inexorabile pactum 5 legis Agenoreae scrutantemque aequora Cadmum? longa retro series, trepidum si Martis operti.

      This book argues that the Thebaid reworks themes, scenes, and ideas from Virgil in order to show that the Aeneid's representation of monarchy is inadequate. It also demonstrates how the Thebaid's fascination with horror, spectacle, and unspeakable violence is tied to Statius' critique of the moral and political virtues at the heart of the Author: Randall T. Ganiban. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Snijder, Harry. P. Papinius Statius, Thebaid. Amsterdam, Adolf M.


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Statius and the Thebaid by David Vessey Download PDF EPUB FB2

PUBLIUS PAPINIUS STATIUS was a Roman poet who flourished in the late C1st A.D. during the reign of the Emperor Domitian. He was the author of a collection of dedicatory poems known as the Silvae, the epic Thebaid in twelve books, and the unfinished last two works relate the stories of the Seven Against Thebes and the youth of Achilles respectively.

thebaid book 2, translated Statius and the Thebaid. book j. mozley [1] Meanwhile the winged son of Maia returns from the cold shades, fulfilling the errand of great Jove; on every side sluggish clouds hinder his way and misty air enfolds him, no Zephyrs wafted his course, but the foul vapours of the silent world.

Statius: Thebaid, Volume I: Books (Loeb Classical Library) (Volume 2) (English and Latin Edition) (Latin) Hardcover – Febru by Statius (Author), D. Shackleton Bailey (Translator) out of 5 stars 4 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price /5(3). Statius: Thebaid. A new complete downloadable English translation of his epic of the Seven Against Thebes. The political realities of Rome in the first century are also evident in the Thebaid, in representations of authoritarian power and the drive for domination.

This two-volume edition of the epics, a freshly edited Latin text facing a graceful translation, completes D. Shackleton Bailey's new Loeb Classical Library edition of Statius. Statius, Thebaid 2 Edited with an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary Edited by Kyle Gervais.

Represents the first full-length English language commentary on Book 2 of Statius' Thebaid Juxtaposes the newly edited full Latin text with an accessible translation and extensive contextualizing introduction. Statius published his Thebaid in the last decade of the first century.

This epic recounting the struggle between the two sons of Oedipus for the kingship of Thebes is his masterpiece, a stirring exploration of the passions of civil war.4/5(7). A classical epic of fratricide and war, the Thebaid retells the legendary conflict between the sons of Oedipus Polynices and Eteocles for control of the city of Thebes.

The Latin poet Statius reworks a familiar story from Greek myth, dramatized long before by Aeschylus in his tragedy Seven against s chose his subject well: the Rome of his day, ruled by the4/5. Composed at the end of the first century CE, Statius' Thebaid recounts the civil war in Thebes between the two sons of Oedipus, Polynices and Eteocles, and the horrific events that take place on the battlefield.

Its author, the Roman poet Statius, employed a wide variety of Greco-Roman sources in order to narrate the Argive expedition against Thebes and the fratricidal war. Statius has in mind the Virgilian "nox atra caput circumvolat" Aen.

vi (cf, also Hor. 58), but here it is the "saeva dies " that hovers round. but to beat on the earth was a recognized way of summoning infernal deities. Loeb: Statius, Vol. II: Thebaid V-XII; Achilleid by Statius; J. Mozley, trans. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

The Thebaid of Statius: Translated Into English Verse, with Notes and Observations, and a Dissertation Upon the Whole by Way of Preface; Volum Statius, Publius Papinius Published by Franklin Classics Trade Press ().

A critical study of Statius' Thebaid, Dr Vessey combats the common notion that the Thebaid is simply an exercise in anachronism, an episodic narrative of the Theban saga. He shows that the poem can and indeed must be read as an elaborate and sustained allegory of the emotions - a study in the extremes of human behaviour/5(4).

Statius’s Thebaid and Achilleid are two of only four extant epics from the Flavian period, c.e. Bernstein examines how the depictions of kinship in these four works differs from earlier. thebaid and achilleid Download thebaid and achilleid or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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P Papinius Statius Volume Ii. Statius completed one epic, the book Thebaid, but only two books of another, the Achilleid. The Thebaid, a more ambitious work, describes the struggle of the brothers Polyneices and Eteocles for the throne of the ancient Greek city of Thebes.

It has many features borrowed from Virgil, but suffers from overstatement and work begins and ends, however, with passages that. PVBLIVS PAPINIVS STATIVS (c. 45 – 96 A.D.) THEBAID. Liber Primus: Liber Secundus: Liber Tertius: Liber Quartus: Liber Quintus: Liber Sextus.

Statius published his Thebaid in the last decade of the first century. This epic recounting the struggle between the two sons of Oedipus for the kingship of Thebes is his masterpiece, a stirring exploration of the passions of civil war.

The extant portion of his unfinished AchilleidBrand: Harvard. Statius chose his subject well: the Rome of his day, ruled by the emperor Domitian, was not too distant from the civil wars that had threatened the survival of the empire.

Published in 92 A.D., the Thebaid was an immediate success, and its fame grew in succeeding by: 5. sq., but Statius has made it obscure and difficult: " colles urgentur faucibus " seems to be merely an inversion 90 reddita ω: credita P.

91 prodire ω: deire P: cf. 93 valeant murisque Kooten: murisque valent P ω. 96 mutata P ω: motata Lachmann. 97 valet P ω: valens, iubet, vacat edd. 99 arcuerim K. The digital Loeb Classical Library extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.

Read more about the site’s features» Statius published his Thebaid in the last decade of the first century. This epic, recounting the struggle between the two sons of Oedipus for.Table of Contents. In this book, a welcome addition to Statian scholarship, McNelis examines allusions to Callimachus and to Callimachean-style poetics in the Thebaid and demonstrates how these allusions serve to modify and disrupt the generic expectations of Roman epic.

As has frequently been noticed, the Thebaid situates itself within the epic tradition primarily through allusions to the. The Thebaid, a Latin epic in twelve books by Statius (c. C. E.) reexamines events following the abdication of Oedipus, focusing on the civil war between the brothers Eteocles, King of Thebes, and Polynices, who comes at the head of an army from Argos to claim his share of royal power.4/5().