Delphi Complete Works of Sidonius Apollinaris

October 31, 2020
Delphi Complete Works of Sidonius Apollinaris

Poet, diplomat and bishop, Sidonius Apollinaris is regarded asthe most important surviving author of fifth-century Gaul. Hispoetry features panegyrics and short poems addressed to friends,while his nine books of letters shed valuable light on Romanculture in the late Empire. Delphi’s Ancient Classics seriesprovides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with bothEnglish translations and the original Latin texts. Thiscomprehensive eBook presents Sidonius’ complete extant works, withrelevant illustrations, informative introductions and the usualDelphi bonus material. (Version 1)Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Sidonius’ lifeand worksFeatures the complete extant works of Sidonius, in both Englishtranslation and the original LatinConcise introductions to the textsIncludes W. B. Anderson’s poetry translation, previouslyappearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of SidoniusO. M. Dalton’s translation of the lettersExcellent formatting of the textsEasily locate the works you want to read with individualcontents tablesProvides a special dual English and Latin text of all ninebooks of the letters, allowing readers to compare the sectionsparagraph by paragraph – ideal for studentsFeatures two bonus biographies – discover Sidonius’ ancientworldScholarly ordering of texts into chronological order andliterary genres