Delphi Complete Works of Lucan (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

October 30, 2020
Delphi Complete Works of Lucan (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

In spite of his short life, being forced to commit suicide bythe Emperor Nero, Lucan created an epic poem that is now recognisedas one of the crowning achievements of the Silver Age of Latinliterature. The Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with thewisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations andthe original Latin texts. This comprehensive eBook presents thecomplete extant works of Lucan, with beautiful illustrations,informative introductions and a special dual Latin and Englishtext. (Version 1)Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Lucan's lifeand worksFeatures the complete works of Lucan, in both Englishtranslation and the original LatinConcise introduction to the epic poemProvides both verse and prose translations of THE CIVILWARIncludes J. D. Duff’s celebrated prose translation, previouslyappearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Lucan – firsttime in digital publishingExcellent formatting of the textsEasily locate the poems or works you want to read withindividual contents tablesProvides a special dual English and Latin text, allowingreaders to compare the texts (Latin and Duff’s translation) sectionby section – ideal for studentsFeatures two bonus biographies - explore Lucan's ancientworldScholarly ordering of texts into chronological order andliterary genres