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Roman literature.

Grant, Michael

Roman literature.

by Grant, Michael

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin literature -- History and criticism.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6003 .G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination296 p.
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6171350M
    LC Control Number55000385
    OCLC/WorldCa1595048

      The Oxford Anthology of Roman Literature - Ebook written by Peter E. Knox, J. C. McKeown. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Oxford Anthology of Roman Literature.5/5(1). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

    '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.

    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when Latin was a spoken Rome fell, Latin remained the literary language of the Western medieval world until it was superseded by the Romance languages it had generated and by other modern languages.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 . Book Description. Fantasy in Greek and Roman Literature offers an overview of Greek and Roman excursions into fantasy, including imaginary voyages, dream-worlds, talking animals and similar impossibilities. This is a territory seldom explored and extends to rarely read texts such as the Aesop Romance, The Battle of the Frogs and the Mice, and The Pumpkinification of the .


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