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The Odes of Horace - Eighteen Odes of Quintus Horatius Flaccus: Read in Latin by Dr. John F.C. Richards

The Odes of Horace - Eighteen Odes of Quintus Horatius Flaccus: Read in Latin by Dr. John F.C. Richards

Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65 BC–8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was a leading poet during the reign of the Roman emperor Augustus. Horace wrote 103 odes during his life, basing the lyric style and meter on ancient Greek poetry. The odes range in subject from love and friendship to religion and patriotism. In this recording Professor John F.C. Richards reads 18 poems in their original Latin. The Latin text and English translations are included in the liner notes.

Track Listing

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Book I, Ode 4 John F.C. Richards 2:19
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Book I, Ode 9 John F.C. Richards 1:49
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Book I, Ode 11 John F.C. Richards 1:05
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Book I, Ode 16 John F.C. Richards 2:19
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Book I, Ode 17 John F.C. Richards 2:18
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Book I, Ode 38 John F.C. Richards 0:51
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Book II, Ode 2 John F.C. Richards 1:54
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Book II, Ode 3 John F.C. Richards 2:18
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Book II, Ode 7 John F.C. Richards 2:15
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Book II, Ode 10 John F.C. Richards 1:52
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Book II, Ode 14 John F.C. Richards 2:23
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Book II, Ode 16 John F.C. Richards 3:09
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Book III, Ode 13 John F.C. Richards 1:23
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Book III, Ode 16 John F.C. Richards 3:52
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Book III, Ode 21 John F.C. Richards 1:56
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Book IV, Ode 7 John F.C. Richards 2:31
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Book IV, Ode 9 John F.C. Richards 4:19
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Book IV, Ode 12 John F.C. Richards 2:35

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