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Roman Love Poetry - Selections from Catullus, Tibullus, Sulpicia, Propertius, and Ovid: Read in Latin

Roman Love Poetry - Selections from Catullus, Tibullus, Sulpicia, Propertius, and Ovid: Read in Latin

An assortment of classical Roman love poetry as read in Latin by Professor John F. C. Richards. The liner notes include the text of all poetry featured, both in the original Latin and translated into English. The mood of the poetry ranges from mournful to rejoicing; examples include Catullus despairing the death of his love’s pet sparrow, Tibullus writing in opposition to domestic violence, Sulpicia loathing another year gone by on her birthday, a lover’s warning from Prospertius, and Ovid’s painful abandonment – all read in the somber and dignified baritone of John F. C. Richards.

Track Listing

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Catullus - Poems 51, 3, 5, 7, 13, 86, 92 John F.C. Richards 7:13
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Catullus - Poems 8, 109, 70, 72, 75, 85 John F.C. Richards 4:45
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Catullus - Poems 76, 11 John F.C. Richards 3:24
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Tibullus - The Poet's Ideal John F.C. Richards 5:31
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Tibullus - Against War John F.C. Richards 1:49
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Sulpicia - Before Her Birthday John F.C. Richards 4:27
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Sulpicia - From Her Sick-Bed John F.C. Richards 5:32
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Propertius - I, 1 / I, 3 / IV, 7 John F.C. Richards 5:59
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Ovidius - Amores I, 13 / Amores II, 16 John F.C. Richards 7:01

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