The poetry of horace born 65 bce is richly varied its focus moving between public and private concerns urban and rural settings stoic and epicurean thought here is a new loeb classical library edition of the great roman poets odes and epodes a fluid translation facing the latin text. A worldly high spirited cultivated man horace responds in his poetry to the myriad elements of roman life he knew so well the odes and epodes collects the entirety of horaces lyric poetry comprising all 103 odes the carmen saeculare festival hymn and the earlier epodes. horace the odes of horace tags death loss mortality poverty power richness suffering 2 likes like the story is told of yourself odes and epodes 2421 ratings satires epistles and ars poetica 565 ratings the odes of horace 685 ratings open preview. This book contains both the odes and epodes of horace written between about 30 and 13 bc 17 short poems make up the epodes which were modeled off of the poems of archilochustopics include war including some very good poems touching on the civil wars and the roman victory at actium love and abuse
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