Virgil's elements : physics and poetry in the Georgics /

Professor Ross presents the Georgics as a poem of science, of the power and ultimate failure of knowledge. Exploring the science that Virgil knew and used, he analyzes the oppositions and balances of lire and water, of the qualities of hot and cold, wet and dry, throughout the poem. These the farmer...

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Main Author: Ross, David O. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1987.
Series:Princeton legacy library.
Online Access:CONNECT