Diverse: Classical Love Poetry
An Anthology of Greek and Latin Amorous Verse
|Gelesen von:||Laura Paton, Karen Archer, Simon Harris, Edward de Souza|
|Spieldauer:||2 Std. 18 Min.|
|Format:||MP3 128 kbit/s|
|Download:||137,8 MB (51 Tracks)|
Many of us are familiar with the epic stories and legends of the classical world. This anthology, the only one of its kind on audiobook, gives an insight into a more lyrical and tender aspect of Greek and Roman literature. From Homer's lofty lines on the loves of the gods to the earthier verse of Catullus to his mistress Lesbia, this recording encompasses the major love poetry written between the 8th century B.C. and the 2nd century A.D. Translations are by British poets including Dryden, Pope, Johnson, Marlowe, and Byron.