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Latin literature : an anthology : translations from Latin prose and poetry / chosen by Michael Grant.

Plautus, Titus Maccius, (author.). Terence, (author.). Cicero, Marcus Tullius, (author.). Lucretius Carus, Titus, (author.). Catullus, Gaius Valerius, (author.). Caesar, Julius (author.). Sallust, (author.). Virgil, (author.). Horace, (author.). Livy, (author.). Propertius, Sextus, (author.). Ovid, (author.). Phaedrus, (author.). Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, (author.). Lucan, (author.). Petronius Arbiter, (author.). Quintilian, (author.). Martial, (author.). Pliny, the Younger, (author.). Juvenal, (author.). Tacitus, Cornelius, (author.). Suetonius, (author.). Apuleius, (author.). Tertullian, (author.). Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, (author.). Grant, Michael, 1914-2004 (compiler.).
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Penguin classics.
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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 870.8001 LAT (Text) 78551000539315 Non-Fiction On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780141398112
  • ISBN: 0141398116
  • Physical Description: 463 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: [London] : Penguin Random House UK, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published under the title Roman readings in Pelican Books 1958. Reprinted with revisions 1967. Reissued under the present title by Penguin Classics 1979. Reprinted with revised bibliography 1989.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references, chronology, and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
pt. I: The Republicans -- Plautus -- Terence -- Cicero -- Lucretius -- Catullus -- Caesar -- Sallust -- pt. II. The Augustans -- Virgil -- Horace -- Livy -- Propertius -- Ovid -- pt. III. The Early Empire -- Phaedrus -- Seneca -- Lucan -- Petronius -- pt. IV. The Imperial Peace -- Quintilian -- Martial -- Pliny -- Juvenal -- Tacitus -- Suetonius -- pt. V. The North Africans -- Apuleius -- Tertullian -- St Augustine.
Summary, etc.:
"This classic anthology traces the development of Latin literature from the early Republican works of Cicero and Catullus, to the writers of the Empire such as Lucan and Petronius, to the later writings of St Augustine. The selections cover comedy and epic, history and philosophy, in prose and in verse, and each passage is prefaced by an introduction to the author and his influence. The translators range across history from Alexander Pope and Lord Byron to contemporaries. The result is a broad and brilliant overview of the civilization of Rome and its Empire--an ideal introduction to Latin literature."--
Subject: Latin literature > History and criticism.
Civilization, Classical > Literary collections.
Civilization, Classical > Sources.
Latin literature > Translations into English.
Rome > Literary collections.

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