2 edition of Roman literature found in the catalog.
F. J. Esterhill
Bibliography: p. 308-316.
|Statement||by F.J. Esterhill.|
|Series||Monarch notes and study guides, 865-6|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||326|
|LC Control Number||66027321|
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Latin literature, the body of writings in Latin, primarily produced during the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, when Latin was a spoken Rome fell, Latin remained the literary language of the Western medieval world until it was superseded by the Romance languages it had generated and by other modern languages. After the Renaissance the writing of Latin was increasingly. 'This book is accessible to nonspecialists but is more likely to be appreciated by classical scholars, especially those focusing on epics, Greek and Roman history, and ancient views of gender and domestic life Recommended.' S. E. Goins Source: Choice.
The early Romans adopted culture from their neighbors, the Greeks, and Etruscans, in particular, but imprinted their unique stamp on their Roman Empire then spread this culture far and wide, affecting diverse areas of the modern world. For instance, we still have colosseums and satire for entertainment, aqueducts to supply water, and sewers to drain it. The third book, the Epistles to the Pisos, was also known, at least subsequently, as the Ars poetica. The first epistle of Book II, addressed to Augustus, discusses the role of literature in contemporary Roman society and tells of changing taste. The second, addressed to the poet and orator Julius Florus, bids farewell to poetry, describes a.
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The Oxford Anthology of Roman Literature provides a general introduction to the literature of the Roman empire at its zenith, between the second century BC and the second century AD.
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It may be said that the "Law of the Twelve Tables," prepared about B. and hung up in the Forum, was the first prose composition of importance. Roman literature, written in the Latin language, remains an enduring legacy of the culture of ancient Rome. Some of the earliest extant works are historical epics telling of the early military history of Rome, followed (as the Republic expanded) by poetry, comedies, histories and s: Roman Literature: Selected full-text books and articles.
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Though the wonders of ancient Roman culture continue to attract interest across the disciplines, it is difficult to find a lively, accessible collection of the full range of the era's literature in English. The Oxford Anthology of Literature in the Roman World provides a general introduction to the literature of the Roman empire at its zenith, between the second century BC and the second.
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