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Works: 10,024 works in 20,096 publications in 12 languages and 127,175 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Epistolary poetry  Laudatory poetry  History  Odes  Lyric poetry  Concordances  Academic theses  Sources 
Subject Headings: Poets, Latin 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Translator, Honoree
Classifications: PA6393, 874.01
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Most widely held works about Horace
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Q. Horati Flacci Opera by Horace( Book )

283 editions published between 1545 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betrifft die Handschrift Cod. 21 der Burgerbibliothek Bern (S. XI)
The Satires and Epistles of Horace : a modern English verse translation by Horace( Book )

229 editions published between 1480 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roman philosopher and dramatic critic Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65-3 B.C.), known in English as Horace, was also the most famous lyric poet of his age. Written in the troubled decade ending with the establishment of Augustus's regime, his Satires provide trenchant social commentary on men's perennial enslavement to money, power, fame, and sex. Not as frequently translated as his Odes, in recent decades the Satires have been rendered into prose or bland verse. Horace continues to influence modern lyric poetry, and our greatest poets continue to translate and marvel at his command of formal style, his economy of expression, his variety, and his mature humanism. Horace's comic genius has also had a profound influence on the Western literary tradition through such authors as Swift, Pope, and Boileau, but interest in the Satires has dwindled due to the difficulty of capturing Horace's wit and formality with the techniques of contemporary free verse. A.M. Juster's striking new translation relies on the tools and spirit of the English light verse tradition while taking care to render the original text as accurately as possible
Quinti Horatii Flacci opera by Horace( Book )

219 editions published between 1642 and 1970 in 4 languages and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quintus Horatius Flaccus by Horace( )

88 editions published between 1089 and 1947 in 5 languages and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of poetry by Horace( Book )

172 editions published between 1485 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calligraphic manuscript on vellum, 19 lines to a page; elaborately illuminated in red, blue, green, gold, and purple
The works of Horace by Horace( Book )

176 editions published between 1807 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TRANSLATED LITERALLY INTO ENGLISH PROSE By C. Smart, A.M. Of Pembroke College, Cambridge
Quinti Horatii Flacci Poemata : Scholijs siue annotationibus, quæ breuis commentarij vice esse possint, à Ioanne Bond illustrata by Horace( )

30 editions published between 1606 and 1620 in Latin and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epistles of Horace by Horace( Book )

56 editions published between 1812 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satires by Horace( Book )

147 editions published between 1489 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seine subtile Ironie, auch Selbstironie, ließ Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65-8 v. Chr.) zum Meister der genuin römischen Dichtungsform der Satiren (satura) werden. Die Schärfe seines Vorgängers Lucilius wie die des Juvenal, der ihm folgen sollte, sind Horaz freilich fremd: ridentem dicere verum (lachend - aber ohne zu verletzen - will er die Wahrheit sagen). Durch bewusste Regelverstöße (einsilbige Wörter am Schluss, Gebrauch umgangssprachlicher Wendungen u.ä.) verlieren die Hexameter ihre gravitätische Art, und die Verse plätschern als reizvolles Geplauder dahin, denen man die sorgfältige Durcharbeitung und Stilisierung kaum anmerkt. In den Epistulae, seinem Alterswerk, gibt sich Horaz gereift, ein Wahrheitssucher möchte er werden und wendet sich populärphilosophischen Fragen und literarischen Problemen zu. De arte poetica, die dritte Epistel des zweiten Briefe-Buches, kreist um Fragen des Stils und der Charakterzeichnung
The odes and epodes of Horace by Horace( Book )

48 editions published between 1850 and 1968 in English and Latin and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, by one of the nation's leading constitutional historians, analyzes the nature and tendency of American constitutionalism during the nation's greatest political crisis. In a series of related essays, Herman Belz combines detailed narrative with probing judicial analysis of the political thought of Abraham Lincoln, his exercise of executive power, and the application of the equality principle which would become a central issue during Reconstruction
Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera omnia by Horace( )

53 editions published between 1590 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The odes of Horace by Horace( Book )

97 editions published between 1638 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translated by James Michie
Horace, Odes and epodes by Horace( Book )

44 editions published between 1901 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third book of Horace's "Odes" by Horace( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1979 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvæ, or, The second part of Poetical miscellanies by John Dryden( )

12 editions published between 1685 and 1980 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Q. Horatii Flacci Opera omnia by Horace( Book )

92 editions published between 1544 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satires, Epistles and Ars poetica by Horace( Book )

34 editions published between 1920 and 2005 in English and Latin and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HORACE (Quintus Horatius Flaccus, 65 B.C.) was born at Venusia, son of a freedman clerk who had him well educated at Rome and Athens. Horace supported the ill-fated killers of Caesar, lost his property and became a secretary in the Treasury, and began to write poetry. Maecenas, lover of letters, to whom Virgil and Varius introduced Horace in 39 B.C., became his friend and made him largely independent by giving him a farm. After 30 B.C. Horace knew and aided with his pen the first Emperor Augustus, who after Virgil's death in 19 B.C. engaged him to celebrate imperial affairs in poetry. Horace refused to become Augustus' private secretary and died a few months after Maecenas. Both lyric (in various metres) and other work (in hexameters) was spread over the period 40-10 or 9 B.C. It is Roman in spirit, Greek in technique. In the two books of Satires he is a moderate social critic and commentator; the two books of Epistles are more intimate and polished, the secont book being literary criticism as is also the Ars Poetica which has given us phrases such as 'purple patch'. The Epodes in various (mostly iambic) metres are akin to the 'discourses' (as Horace called his satires and epistles) but also look towards the famous Odes, in four books, in the old Greek lyric metres used with much skill. Some are national odes about public affairs; some are pleasant poems of love and wine; some are moral letters; all have a rare perfection
Epodes by Horace( Book )

7 editions published between 1895 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Epodes, with the first book of the Satires, were Horace's first published work. They consist of a collection of seventeen poems in different versions of the iambus, the metre traditionally associated with lampoon and in particular with the seventh-century Greek poet Archilochus. In none of Horace's works is his originality more brilliantly displayed than in this creative appropriation of a hitherto unexploited Greek genre
Quinti Horatii Flacci poemata : Scholiis sive annotationibus, quæ brevis commentarii vice esse possint, à Joanne Bond illustrata by Horace( )

17 editions published between 1637 and 1670 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera ad optimorum exemplarium fidem recensita : accesserunt variæ lectiones, quæ in libris mss. & eruditorum commentariis notatu digniores occurrunt by Horace( )

26 editions published between 1699 and 1978 in Latin and English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The third book of Horace's "Odes"
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