A Companion to Latin Literature

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S. J. Harrison
Wiley, Jan 28, 2005 - History - 450 pages
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A Companion to Latin Literature gives an authoritative account of Latin literature from its beginnings in the third century BC through to the end of the second century AD.

  • Provides expert overview of the main periods of Latin literary history, major genres, and key themes
  • Covers all the major Latin works of prose and poetry, from Ennius to Augustine, including Lucretius, Cicero, Catullus, Livy, Vergil, Seneca, and Apuleius
  • Includes invaluable reference material dictionary entries on authors, chronological chart of political and literary history, and an annotated bibliography
  • Serves as both a discursive literary history and a general reference book

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Stephen Harrison is Professor of Classical Languages and Literatures at Oxford University and a Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford. His recent publications include Apuleius: A Latin Sophist (2000), Apuleius: Rhetorical Works (ed. 2001) and Texts, Ideas and the Classics (ed. 2001).

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