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Classical Love Poetry
This lovely book pairs selections of translated Greek and Roman verse from Homer, Sappho, Virgil, Horace, and Ovid, among others, with fine examples of paintings, sculpture, vases, and decorative objects. The excerpts, which cover the period from the eighth century B.C. to the early Middle Ages, were chosen from famous works, such as Homer's Iliad as well as less well-know ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published May 17th 2005 by J. Paul Getty Trust Publications
(first published 2005)
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A varied collection of Greek and Latin love poetry; some tragic, some sweet, some witty. What I particularly liked about this edition was the inclusion of one or two lines of the original Greek (and Latin), which I found a useful aid to my attempted Greek revision. The pictures alongside each poem were also quite lovely.