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

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Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1966 - Foreign Language Study - 582 pages
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-- 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

-- Includes, in addition to the pagan authors, a representative selection of Christian writers

 

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Contents

THE BEGINNINGS
2
THE AGE OF ENNIUS
32
THE AFTERMATH
70
THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROSE
89
LUCRETIUS AND THE NEW POETS
120
CICERO
156
vin PROSE OF CICEROS TIME
198
VERGIL AND AUGUSTAN POETRY
233
THE SILVER AGE TO THE DEATH OF NERO
347
THE SILVER AGE TO THE DEATH OF TRAJAN
388
PHILOSOPHY SCIENCE AND SCHOLARSHIP
422
CHRISTIANS AND PAGANS
469
ADDENDA
533
BIBLIOGRAPHY
534
SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY
537
INDEX
562

LIVY AND AUGUSTAN PROSE
295
OVID AND AFTERWARDS
323

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About the author (1966)

H.J. Rose (1883-1961) was a gifted, well-known Rhodes scholar who received B.A. s from McGill and Oxford. His talent for clear communication; his expertise in ancient religion; and his immense learning in folklore, folktales and anthropology enabled him to publish a wide variety of insightful resources suitable for general readers and experts alike. In addition to the companion volumes A Handbook of Greek Literature and A Handbook of Latin Literature, Rose s publications include: Primitive Culture in Greece (London, 1925); Primitive Culture in Italy (London, 1926, repr. 1971); Modern Methods in Classical Mythology (St. Andrews, 1930); Ancient Greek Religion (London, 1948); Ancient Roman Religion (London, 1949); Gods and Heroes of the Greeks (London, 1957, many reprints); Outline of Classical Literature for Students of English (London, 1959, repr. 1961).

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