(Merwin, W.S.) Persius
Title THE SATIRES OF PERSIUS
Book Condition Upper corner tips very very lightly bruised, else fine, in dusky rose cloth with white spine lettering; in a faintly age-toned, mildly edgeworn pictorial dust jacket.
Edition First edition, first printing. With a lengthy introduction and notes by William S. Anderson.
Publisher Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1961.
Seller ID 43024.00
Translation by the American poet of the Roman poet's revolutionary and influential verses. "Persius strikes the highest note that Roman satire reached...he seems a forerunner of the great Christian Apologists."--Encyclopedia Britannica, 1911 edition.
Roman Literature. Ancient Rome. Poetry. Literature. Translated Literature. Classical Literature.