A Companion to Latin Literature

A Companion to Latin Literature

Editor(s): Stephen Harrison

Published Online: 29 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631235293

Online ISBN: 9780470996683

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996683

About this Book

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

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Periods

  2. Part II: Genres

  3. Part III: Themes

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