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Silius Italicus

Punica, Volume I, Books 1-8 (Loeb Classical Library No. 277)

by Tiberius Catius Silius Italicus

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Published by Loeb Classical Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. D. Duff (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7694073M
    ISBN 100674993055
    ISBN 109780674993051

      SILIUS ITALICUS, in full Titus Catius Silius Italicus (A.D. 25 or 26–), Latin epic poet. His birthplace is unknown. From his cognomen Italicus the conclusion has been drawn that he came from the town of Italica in Spain; but Latin usage would in that case have demanded the form Italicensis, and it is highly improbable that Martial would have failed to name him among the literary. Caius Silius Italicus Published by Colligebat Nicolaus Eligius Lemaire, Parisiis ().

    The sixth book of Silius Italicus' Punica opens with the aftermath of the battle at lake Trasimene: the victory of the Carthaginians has been total. An analeptic narrative on the adventures of Author: Jessica Dietrich.   Silius Italicus, Tiberius Catius; Duff, J. D. (James Duff), Publication date Topics Punic war, 2nd, B.C Publisher Cambridge, Mass., Harvard university press Collection kellylibrary; toronto As with any book, left pages are always even and the right are always odd. In its current state, for example, page 2 is located Pages:

    The main part of the thesis is a commentary on Silius Italicus Book 1, concentrating on the poet's attempts to blend history into epic. Close scrutiny of his language reveals his awareness of the problems involved in writing historical epic, as he varies his diction and conventions at different stages of the by: 4.   Virtue and Narrative in Silius Italicus’ Pvnica The Shield and the Sword: Q. Fabius Maximus and M. Claudius Marcellus as Models of Heroism in Silius’ Pvnica Fons Cuncti Varro Mali: The Demagogue Varro in Pvnica 8–10Cited by: 1.


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Silius Italicus, in full Tiberius Catius Asconius Silius Italicus (ca. 28 ca. ), was a Roman consul, orator, and Latin epic poet of the 1st century CE, (Silver Age of Latin literature).

His only surviving work is the book Punica, an epic poem about the Second Punic War and /5. Silius Italicus wrote a long epic poem, 'Punica', telling the story of the war of Hannibal against the Romans.

The poem has been translated by in his. Silius Italicus ( CE) composed an epic Punica in 17 books on the Second Punic War ( BCE). Silius's poem relies largely on Livy's prose for facts. It also echoes poets, especially Virgil, and employs techniques traditional in Latin epic.

Tiberius Catius Asconius Silius Italicus, simply known as Silius Italicus, is the author of the longest extant poem in Latin literature, in seventeen books, titled the Punica (= Punic Wars), in which he recounts in verse the Second Punic War (– BCE).

His epic Punica, in 17 books, on the second War with Carthage (– BCE), is based for facts largely on Livy's account. Conceived as a contrast between two great nations (and their supporting gods), championed by the two great heroes Scipio and Hannibal, his poem is written in pure Latin and smooth verse filled throughout with echoes of Virgil above all (and other poets); it exploits with easy grace, but.

His epic Punica, in 17 books, on the second War with Carthage (– BCE), is based for facts largely on Livy's account. The Poetical Structure of Silius Italicus` Punica (Books I - V), forthcoming. Preview. This past year () has produced a bumper crop of scholarship on Silius Italicus and his much maligned epic, the Punica.

1 The current title under review, a revision of the author’s Oxford University thesis (Exemplary Roman heroism in Silius Italicus’ Punica), represents an important contribution in the areas of Flavian epic and, more generally, exemplarity. Book XII Hannibal is thwarted at Naples (Parthenope) Mild Parthenope was first to feel the renewal of the war, not for its wealth or because he scorned its fighting spirit, but for the safety of its harbour for ships bound from Carthage.

This city is now a place of peace, and a. Looking for books by Silius Italicus. See all books authored by Silius Italicus, including Punica, and Punica (Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana), and more on   Abstract Silius Italicus' Punica, a Latin epic poem on the second Punic war written at the end of the first century CE, is both the longest Latin poem remaining from antiquity and the only Author: Neil Bernstein.

Domizio Calderini () was one of the founders of modern classical philology. He earned an outstanding reputation as a commentator on new or difficult Latin works, helped by the arrival of printing in Rome, of which he took early advantage.

Book VIII Juno summons Anna as her messenger Fabius first showed the Romans the backs of the retreating Carthaginians. He alone the army called their father, he alone Hannibal, in rage and impatient of delay, regarded as his enemy: he must wait, seemingly, for Fabius’ death for a chance to fight, summon the Fates as allies.

The Punica is a Latin epic poem in seventeen books in dactylic hexameter written by Silius Italicus (ca. 28–ca. AD) comprising some twelve thousand lines. It is the longest surviving Latin poem from antiquity. Its theme is the Second Punic War and the conflict between the two great generals Hannibal and Scipio Africanus.

Silius Italicus. Littlewood's volume is the first full English commentary on a book of Silius Italicus' Punica and is supported by an extended introduction covering Silius' life, his literary models, the characterization of his protagonists, Fabius and Hannibal, his epic style, and the transmission of the text.

Read more Read less Amazon Global Store UK5/5(1). Silius Italicus, Latin epic poet whose book, 12,line Punica on the Second Punic War (– bc) is the longest poem in Latin literature.

Silius was a distinguished advocate in his earlier years. Silius Italicus. Silius Italicus, in full Titus Catius Silius Italicus (AD 25 or 26 - ), was a Roman consul, orator, and Latin epic poet of the 1st century CE, (Silver Age of Latin literature).

His only surviving work is the book Punica, an epic poem about the Second Punic War and the longest surviving poem in Latin at o lines.

Silius Italicus, Punica Walter Coventry Summers, John Percival Postgate, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9 book 10 book 11 book 12 book 13 book 14 book 15 book 16 book.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Italicus Silius books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Silius (T. Catius Silius Italicus), 25 CE, was consul in 68 and governor of the province of Asia in 69; he sought no further office but lived thereafter on his estates as a literary man and collector.

He revered the work of Cicero, whose Tusculan villa he owned, and that of Virgil, whose tomb at Naples he likewise owned and near which he lived/5(23). This paper examines a possible intertextual reference to Ovid in the first word of the Punica of Silius Italicus, and argues that Silius deploys this allusion to reclaim the didactic persona for a traditionalist (and, in particular, Livian) moral narrative of Rome.

While the Punica’s second word (arma) has received broad scholarly interest, commentators and other scholars (Feeney Commentary on Silius Italicus, Punica 7 R. Joy Littlewood. A comprehensive introduction and, within the commentary, a series of essays on literary and historical topics to support the more complex passages of text.

Detailed analysis of Silius' models and his intertextual technique,an essential feature of. Extract. 59 Fides in Silius Italicus’ Punica1 Arthur J. Pomeroy Zusammenfassung: Die einfache Vorstellung, dass sich mit fides (Rom) und perfidia (Karthago) zwei Wertkonzepte in den Punica gegenüberstehen, wurde oftmals hinterfragt und letztlich sogar zugunsten einer Interpretation aufgegeben, die das Epos als Kritik an der römischen Kaiserherrschaft versteht.