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Arae: The Curse Poetry of Antiquity by Lindsay Watson

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Published by F. Cairns in Leeds [England] .
Written in English


  • Invective in literature,
  • Classical poetry -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCurse poetry of antiquity.
StatementLindsay Watson.
SeriesARCA, classical and medieval texts, papers, and monographs -- 26
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 263 p. --
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20628240M
ISBN 100905205758
ISBN 10978-0905205755

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As a result, curse poetry evolved as a significant literary genre, particularly in the Hellenistic and Roman period. Ovid's Ibis is the most extensive example. Arae, Lindsay Watson's fundamental study of this literary phenomenon, first differentiates the various types of curse found in ancient poetry with an eye to real-life analogues. THE CURSE: Stories, Poems, Musings and Snatches of Conversation About Getting Your Period Kindle Edition5/5(2). Books shelved as classical-antiquity: The Odyssey by Homer, The Iliad by Homer, The Aeneid by Virgil, Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, and Metamorphoses by Ovid.   His previous books include Arae: The Curse Poetry of Antiquity (), Martial: Select Epigrams (with Patricia Watson, ), A Commentary on Horace's Epodes (), Juvenal: Satire 6 (with Patricia Watson, ) and Martial (in the 'Understanding Classics' series, ).5/5(1).

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