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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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).