A Taste of Latin Poetry by Betty Halifax


A Taste of Latin Poetry by Betty Halifax

This lovely little book contains a selection of Latin Poems from some of the world's most popular poets translated into English. From the grandeur of Virgil to the humor of Ovid, this volume brings the Roman world to life, two thousand years after their domination of the world we live in today. The poems are divided into themes reflecting such diverse topics as love, death and travel and places. A must for any Latin lover, A Taste of Latin Poetry is the ideal gift for anyone who has a fascination with the classical world, as well as poetry enthusiasts who are curious about the poetry of the Roman Empire.

About the Author

Betty Halifax read Classics at Cambridge and went on to enthuse a generation of her pupils through her inspirational teaching in a variety of schools. her translations have won universal acclaim, including a Special Commendation from the British Comparative Literature Association for translations from any languages into English.

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112 pages


Betty Halifax
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Publication date

1st July 2003



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