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Poet (c. 45 AD — 96 AD)


William J. Dominik. The Mythic Voice of Statius: Power and Politics in the Thebaid. E. J. Brill. 1994. 198pp.

William J. Dominik. Speech and Rhetoric in Statius' Thebaid. Georg Olms Verlag. 1994. 377pp.

Randall T. Ganiban. Statius and Virgil: The Thebaid and the Reinterpretation of the Aeneid. Cambridge University Press. 2007. 258pp.

Alex Hardie. Statius and the Silvae: Poets, Patrons, and Epideixis in the Graeco-Roman World. Francis Cairns. 1983. 261pp.

P. J. Heslin. The Transvestite Achilles: Gender and Genre in Statius' Achilleid. Cambridge University Press. 2005. 349pp.

Helen Lovatt. Statius and Epic Games: Sport, Politics, and Poetics in the Thebaid. Cambridge University Press. 2005. 336pp.

Charles McNelis. Statius' Thebaid and the Poetics of Civil War. Cambridge University Press. 2007. 203pp.

Carole Elizabeth Newlands. Statius' Silvae and the Poetics of Empire. Cambridge University Press. 2002. 356pp.

Stephen Thomas Newmyer. The Silvae of Statius: Structure and Theme. E. J. Brill. 1979. 135pp.

David Vessey. Statius and the Thebaid. Cambridge University Press. 1973. 357pp.

Noelle K. Zeiner. Nothing Ordinary Here: Statius as Creator of Distinction in the Silvae. Routledge. 2005. 329pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1389)

  6. Greek and Latin Authors 800BC-1000AD (pp.405-06)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.978)

  8. Who's Who in the Roman World (p.290)

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