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Brian J. Maxson

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The Social Humanists, Brian Maxson Dec 2005

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Review Of Maffeo Vegio: Short Epics, Brian Maxson Dec 2005

Review Of Maffeo Vegio: Short Epics, Brian Maxson

Brian J. Maxson

In this fifteenth volume to the ever-expanding I Tatti Renaissance Library series, Michael C. J. Putnam, together with James Hankins, has prepared and translated four short poems of one of the quattrocento's greatest Latin poets, Maffeo Vegio.This slim volume con tains Vegio's widely read and translated Book XIII of the Aeneid and three of his lesser known poetical works: the Astyanax, the Golden Fleece, and the Antoniad. Following the traditional format of the series, the volume contains an edition of the Latin text with a facing page English translation. I found Putnam's translation to be accurate ...