A lean, fleet-footed translation that recaptures Homer’s "nimble gallop" and brings an ancient epic to new life.
"Celebrated in the Renaissance as the foremost stylist of Italian prose, Boccaccio has seldom met his match in English translation...Wayne Rebhorn’s fluid and dynamic rendition hits the mark on every page." —William J. Kennedy, Cornell University
"Dalby's book and his bibliography provide a superb introduction to the debate surrounding these poems."—Lisa Montanarelli, San Francisco Chronicle
"A version that has been long awaited, and likely to become the new standard."—Michael Dirda, Washington Post
The Battle That Stopped Rome: Emperor Augustus, Arminius, and the Slaughter of the Legions in the Teutoburg Forest
The previously untold story of the watershed battle that changed the course of Western history.