A Handbook of Latin Literature: From the Earliest Times to the Death of St. Augustine

  • Author: H.J. Rose
  • Product Code: 3170
  • ISBN: 978-0-86516-317-1
  • Pages: 591
  • Availability: In stock
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This edition provides complete analyses of all known major works of Latin literature, setting them in their historical context and alongside their contemporaries, rating their relative importance in their own time and in later periods, and exploring their influence on subsequent literatures and Western civilization.

Each known work is discussed and analyzed: content, chronology, genre, significance, meaning, genetic relationship to other works, ancient and modern scholarship, and influence.

This text is a must for anyone who teaches or reads Latin and/or Modern Literature.

Special Features

  • Indispensable reference tool for teachers and students
  • Unique, affordable, comprehensive edition
  • Astute and sensitive analysis
  • Unsurpassed in scholarship and usefulness
  • Extensive bibliography by Professor E. Courtney
  • All authors of Pagan and Christian Latin literature including: Augustine, Boethius, Caesar, Catullus, Cicero, Horace, Livy, Lucretius, Martial, Ovid, Plautus, Servius, Terence, Vergil

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