Catullus and His World: A Reappraisal :: T. P. (Timothy Peter) Wiseman

Catullus and His World: A Reappraisal :: T. P. (Timothy Peter) Wiseman soon to be presented for sale on the first-class BookLovers of Bath web site!

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs;

From the cover: This book is the first attempt to read the poems of Gaius Valerius Catullus in his own context; to look at the poet and his works against the cultural realities of the first century B.C. as recent advances in historical research allow us to understand them. Catullus own social background, the circumstances of the literary life of his time, the true extent of his works and the variety of au…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Age-toning to the edges of the text block. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (x) 287 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5¾”.

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