A Companion to Latin Literature (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

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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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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. The volume provides the reader with a comprehensive reference for Latin literature. It includes a narrative history, an overview of all major genres, and coverage of key themes - all written by experts in their fields. As an invaluable resource for the student, the book also includes dictionary entries on Latin authors, a chronological chart of political and literary history, and a large annotated bibliography. The volume thus combines the virtues of 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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