The Roman Way

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1993 - History - 185 pages
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Among these literary guides are Cicero, who left an incomparable collection of letters; Catullus, the quintessential poet of love; Horace, the chronicler of a cruel and materialistic Rome; and the Romantics Virgil, Livy, and Seneca. The story concludes with the stark contrast between high-minded Stoicism and the collapse of values witnessed by Tacitus and Juvenal.

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User Review  - Marfy - Goodreads

Edith Hamilton is a wonderful writer, who clearly shows what the Romans were really like, how their greatest writers revealed the strengths and weaknesses of a remarkable people. I plan to read this again in a few years. Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Edith Hamilton was born in 1967 in Dresden, Germany to American parents. She attended Miss Porter's School until her father's business went bankrupt, at which point Edith and her sisters taught themselves. Edith decided to become a teacher to support herself and attended Bryn Mawr, gaining a European Fellowship. While studying in Leipzig and Munich, Hamilton received a job offer from M. Carey Thomas to return to the States and Head the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore. Hamilton was just 29. She returned and accepted the position but never truly enjoyed the job. It wasn't until she retired that Hamilton found her calling. She moved to New York City and made friends with the theatrical and literary groups. In 1930, her book "The Greek Way" was published and Hamilton gained world renown as a classicist. It was her great honor to be made an honorary citizen of Athens in 1957. Edith Hamilton died in 1963.

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