"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 book 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; and, serves as both a discursive literary history and a general reference book.
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Author Biography - Stephen Harrison
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).