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Pharsalia: Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars

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PHARSALIA: DRAMATIC EPISODES OF THE CIVIL WARS
by Lucan and translated by Robert Graves
published by Penguin, 1956
LIMITED TO ONE COPY ONLY, CONDITION 6/10

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Marcus Annaeus Lucanus known simply as Lucan was a Roman poet of the first century. He is considered an outstanding example of the Silver Period. Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars is an epic poem which tells the story of the war between Julius Caesar and the Roman senator Pompey. The Battle of Pharsalia occurred in northern Greece in 48 BC. Caesar defeated Pompey. Although this poem is incomplete is considered to be second only to The Aeneid by Virgil.

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- paperback: 239 pages
- product dimensions: 112 x 182 mm

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