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Lucan 39-65

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Works: 1,890 works in 6,418 publications in 9 languages and 32,936 library holdings
Genres: History  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Conference papers and proceedings  Military history  Textbooks  Epic poetry, Latin  Sources  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Contributor, Creator, Translator, Honoree
Classifications: PA6478, 873.2
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Lucan by Lucan( Book )

1,111 editions published between 1440 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 5,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucan (M. Annaecus Lucanus, AD 39-65), son of wealthy M. Annaeus Mela and nephew of Seneca, was born at Corduba (Cordova) in Spain and was brought as a baby to Rome. In AD 60 at a festival in Emperor Nero's honour Lucan praised him in a panegyric and was promoted to one or two minor offices. But having defeated Nero in a poetry contest he was interdicted from further recitals or publication, so that three books of his epic The Civil War were probably not issued in 61 when they were finished. By 65 he was composing the tenth book but then became involved in the un-successful plot of Piso against Nero and, aged only twenty-six, by order took his own life. Quintilian called Lucan a poet "full of fire and energy and a master of brilliant phrases." His epic stood next after Virgil's in the estimation of antiquity. Julius Caesar looms as a sinister hero in his stromy chronicle in verse of the war between Caesar and the Republic's forces under Pompey, and later under Cato in Africa - a chronicle of dramatic events carrying us from Caesar's fateful crossing of the Rubicon, through the Battle of Pharsalus and death of Pompey, to Caesar victorious in Egypt. The poem is also called Pharsalia. -- jacket
Lucan's Pharsalia by Lucan( Book )

349 editions published between 1486 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donacion Biblioteca de zea
Lucan Pharsalia : dramatic episodes of the civil wars by Lucan( Book )

31 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and Latin and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. Annaei Lucani Pharsalia by Lucan( Book )

204 editions published between 1510 and 1904 in 6 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betrifft die Handschrift Cod. 370 (Vol. 3, S. VIII) der Burgerbibliothek Bern
M. Annaei Lucani Pharsalia by Lucan( Book )

189 editions published between 1614 and 1897 in 5 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil war by Julius Caesar( Book )

34 editions published between 1928 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lucan, grandson of Seneca the Rhetorician, and nephew of Seneca the Philosopher, was a remarkable and precocious product of the stimulating literary climate promoted by Nero. His epic poem on the civil war between Caesar and Pompey, unfinished at the time of his death, stands beside the poems of Virgil and Ovid in the first rank of Latin epic. The work is a powerful condemnation of civil war, and Lucan emphasizes the stark, dark horror of the catastrophes which the Roman state inflicted upon itself. This new translation in free verse conveys the full force of Lucan's writing, and his grimly realistic view of the subject. The introduction sets the scene for the reader unfamiliar with Lucan, explores his relationship with earlier writers of Latin epic, and his interest in the sensational."--Back cover
M. Annaei Lucani De bello civili libri X by Lucan( Book )

70 editions published between 1536 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betrifft die Handschriften Codd. 45 und 370 der Burgerbibliothek Bern
Lucan's Civil war by Lucan( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De bello civili by Lucan( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Latin and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this edition Professor Fantham offers the first full-scale commentary on the neglected second book of Lucan's epic poem on the war between Caesar and Pompey: De bello civili. Book II presents all three leading figures - Cato, Caesar and Pompey - in speech and action. It expresses the moral and political dilemma of civil war and portrays Pompey's loss of authority during his withdrawal from Italy in language designed to evoke and cancel Virgil's heroic presentation of the foundation myth of Aeneas. It is a book rich in the history and geography of Roman Italy, including the retrospective narrative of Marius' and Sulla's reigns of civil terror at Rome, an unusual wedding scene, a verbal map of Italy, and a swift-paced narrative of Caesar's blockade and Pompey's Dunkirk-like evacuation of the republican forces from Brundisium." "In her introduction Professor Fantham gives a general account of Lucan's life and work, and continues with a discussion of his narrative and interpretation of Caesar's military 'invasion' of Italy covering books I and II, a survey of language, style and metre, and a brief history of the text."--Jacket
The poems [of] Christopher Marlowe by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

3 editions published between 1931 and 1966 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. Annaei Lucani Belli civilis libri decem by Lucan( Book )

38 editions published between 1926 and 1970 in 4 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucan, Civil war VIII by Lucan( Book )

14 editions published in 1981 in Latin and English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La grammaire selon l'Académie by Bonneau( Book )

82 editions published between 1845 and 2013 in French and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlowe's poems by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

7 editions published between 1900 and 1966 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pharsalia of Lucan by Lucan( Book )

30 editions published between 1853 and 1919 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lvcanvs by Lucan( Book )

95 editions published between 1502 and 1903 in 5 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucan's Pharsalia by Lucan( Book )

28 editions published between 1722 and 2009 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. Annaei Lucani Pharsalia by Lucan( Book )

19 editions published between 1760 and 2005 in Latin and English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucan's Pharsalia. Translated into English verse by Nicholas Rowe by Lucan( Book )

38 editions published between 1718 and 2009 in English and Latin and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Lucan
Alternative Names
Annaeus 39-65

Annaeus 39-65 Lucanus

Annaeus Lucanus

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Annaeus Lucanus M. 39-65

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Lucain 39-65 de Cordoue

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Lucain, Marcus A. 39-65

Lucain, Marcus Annaeus

Lucain, Marcus Annaeus, 39-65

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Lucan, Marcus Annaeus 39-65

Lucan Roman poet

Lucani, M. Annaei 39-65

Lucani, M. Annei 39-65

Lucani, Marcus Annaei 39-65

Lucanicus 39-65

Lucannus, Annaeus 39-65

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Lucano, Anneo 39-65

Lucano M. A. 39-65

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Lucano, Marco Anneo

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Marcus Annaeus Lucanus römischer Dichter und Neffe Senecas

Marcus Lucanus Annaeus

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Mark Anej Lukan

Λουκανός

Лукан

Лукан 39-65

Лукан М. А. 39-65

Лукан, Марк Анней 39-65

Люкан

Марк Анней Лукан 39-65

Марк Анней Лукан римский поэт

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מרקוס אנאוס לוקאנוס

لوکانوس شاعر و تاریخ‌نگار در روم باستان

मार्कस अॅनेयस लुकानस

ਲੂਕਾਨਸ

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マルクス・アンナエウス・ルカヌス

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Civil warM. Annaei Lucani De bello civili libri XDe bello civiliLucan, Civil war VIIINow and Rome : Lucan and Vergil as theorists of politics and spaceLucan's Bellum civile : between epic tradition and aesthetic innovation