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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 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631235293
ISBN-10: 0631235299
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 175mm x 35mm)
Pages: 472
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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).

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