This is often the 1st entire English translation of the poetic works of Sedulius, a Christian Latin poet of overdue antiquity whose biblical epic and hymns have been tremendously well known in the course of the center a while and the early smooth interval. The creation areas the poet and his works into his historic and literary contexts, by means of the Latin textual content of Sedulius s poetic works with English translation on dealing with pages. Notes on linguistic and historic concerns are designed to aid the reader with very little Latin and just some familiarity with Sedulius s classical and biblical assets. Appendices provide texts and translations of incidental similar fabrics, together with Sedulius s dedicatory letters; biographical notices, subscriptions, and laudatory poems linked to Sedulius s works within the manuscript culture; and consultant excerpts from Sedulius s personal prose paraphrase of the Paschale Carmen. the amount incorporates a bibliography and index.
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