Recent Loebs (December 2022)

January 4, 2023

Aetia. Iambi. Lyric Poems
Hecale. Hymns. Epigrams
Miscellaneous Epics and Elegies. Other Fragments. Testimonia
Edited and Translated by Dee L. Clayman
Aetia. Iambi. Lyric Poems The prolific scholar-poet Callimachus of Cyrene spent his career at the royal court and great Library at Alexandria. Creatively reworking the language and generic properties of his predecessors, Callimachus developed a distinctive style, learned and elegant, that became an important model for subsequent poets both Greek and Roman.
Livius Andronicus. Naevius. Caecilius
Edited and Translated by Robert Maltby and Niall W. Slater
FRL VI Livius Andronicus, Naevius, and Caecilius were highly influential pioneers in the creation and development of Latin poetry, especially tragedy, comedy, historical drama, and epic, not only in the adaptation of Greek models but also in the inclusion of Roman allusions, subjects, and themes.