Delphi Complete Works of Quintus Curtius Rufus - History of Alexander (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

October 31, 2020
Delphi Complete Works of Quintus Curtius Rufus - History of Alexander (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

Quintus Curtius was a rhetorician that lived in thefirst century of the Roman Empire, who wrote a history of Alexanderthe Great, one of the five extant works on the legendry Macedonianking. Composed in a concise yet picturesque style, this shorthistorical work tells the fascinating story of a man whose exploitscontinue to astound after more than two millennia. Delphi's AncientClassics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classicalworld, with both English translations and the original Latin texts.This comprehensive eBook presents Curtius' complete extant text,with relevant illustrations, informative introductions and theusual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Curtius'workFeatures the complete extant text of Curtius, in both Englishtranslation and the original LatinIncludes J. C. Rolfe's translation, previously appearing in theLoeb Classical Library editionExcellent formatting of the textsEasily locate the books you want to read with individualcontents tablesProvides a special dual English and Latin text, allowing readersto compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal forstudentsFeatures a bonus biography – discover Curtius' ancient world andtextScholarly ordering of texts into chronological order andliterary genresPlease visit .delphiclassics.com to explore our range of AncientClassics titles or buy the entire series as a Super SetCONTENTS:The TranslationHISTORY OF ALEXANDERThe Latin TextCONTENTS OF THE LATIN TEXTThe Dual TextDUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXTThe BiographyINTRODUCTION TO QUINTUS CURTIUS RUFUS by J. C. Rolfe