Chapter 8. Roman Tragedy

  1. Stephen Harrison
  1. Elaine Fantham

Published Online: 29 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996683.ch9

A Companion to Latin Literature

A Companion to Latin Literature

How to Cite

Fantham, E. (2005) Roman Tragedy, in A Companion to Latin Literature (ed S. Harrison), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996683.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631235293

Online ISBN: 9780470996683

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Keywords:

  • roman tragedy;
  • republican tragedy;
  • historical dramas;
  • literary history;
  • latin literature

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction: from Greek to Roman Tragedy

  • The Beginnings: Livius, Naevius and Ennius (see also Goldberg, Chapter 1 above)

  • Later Republican Tragedy

  • Tragedy under the Empire: Seneca

  • Historical Dramas