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This is the first full and detailed commentary on the second book of the major Latin poet Tibullus' elegies since K.F. Smith's edition of 1913. Taking into account every significant advance in scholarship since then on Tibullus and elegy in general, it provides an authoritative Latin text, a detailed introduction, and a comprehensive commentary discussing all aspects of linguistic and literary interest in the poems. There are introductory essays on each poem which discuss the background situation, genre, and main models. ...

Elegies II 1994, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198149613