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This accessible one--volume survey of the literature of Greece and Rome covers the period between Homer around 700 BC and Augustine around AD 410. * Highlights what is important historically and of continuing interest and value in classical literature. * An introduction by the editor presents essential information in a concise, accessible way. * Each chapter focuses on a particular genre or area of literature. * This structure allows readers to see continuities between different periods and to move easily between the Greek and Roman worlds. * Includes extensive quotations in English. * A timeline and an index of authors help to make the material as accessible as possible.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631231332
ISBN-10: 0631231331
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 154mm x 21mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard Rutherford

Richard Rutherford is Tutor in Greek and Latin Literature at Christ Church, Oxford, and a University Lecturer at Oxford. His previous publications include The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius: A Study (1989), The Art of Plato (1995) and Homer (1996).

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