Fifty Key Classical Authors

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Psychology Press, 2002 - Literary Collections - 421 pages
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A chronological guide to influential Greek and Roman writers, Fifty Key Classical Authors is an invaluable introduction to the literature, philosophy and history of the ancient world. Including essays on Sappho, Polybius and Lucan, as well as on major figures such as Homer, Plato, Catullus and Cicero, this book is a vital tool for all students of classical civilization.
 

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Contents

Homer
3
Apollonius Rhodius 154
11
Hesiod
12
Archilochus
18
Sappho
24
ATHENIAN HEGEMONY
33
Aeschylus
35
Pindar
43
Ennius 171
225
Catullus
228
Sal lust
234
AUGUSTAN
243
Horace
260
Livy
269
Pro pert i us
276
Ovid
282

Sophocles
50
Herodotus
57
Euripides
65
Thucydides
74
Aristophanes
84
FOURTH CENTURY
93
Lysias
95
Xenophon
103
Plato
110
CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF CONTENTS Demosthenes
118
Aristotle
128
HELLENISTIC
137
Menander
139
Callimachus
145
Apollonius Rhodius
154
Theocritus
160
EARLY ROMAN
169
Ennius
171
Plautus
177
Poly bi us
185
Terence
192
LATE REPUBLICAN
201
Cicero
203
Demosthenes 118
212
Julius Caesar
214
Lucretius
221
Sulpicia
291
NERONIAN AND FLAVIAN
297
Seneca the Younger
299
Petronius
310
Longus 393
312
Quintilian
316
Lucan
322
Martial
329
Statius
334
TRAJAN AND HADRIAN
343
Plutarch
345
Tacitus
350
Pliny the Younger
358
Suetonius
365
Juvenal
370
NOT THE END
377
Lucian
379
Terence 192
380
Apuleius
384
Longus
393
Virgil 245
396
Cassius Dio
401
Timeline
407
Index
413
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Alison Sharrock is Professor of Classics at the University of Manchester. She is also the author of Seduction and Repetition in Ovid's Ars Amatoria 2 (1994) and Fifty Key Classical Authors (with Rhiannon Ash, 2002), and co-editor of Intratextuality: Greek and Roman Textual Relations (with Helen Morales, 2000) and The Art of Love: Bimillennial Essays on Ovid's Ars Amatoria and Remedia Amoris (with Roy Gibson and Steven Green, 2006).

Rhiannon Ash is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Greek and Latin, University College London.

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