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The Oxford anthology of Roman literature

Author: Peter E Knox; J C McKeown
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013 [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Each selection begins with a short biographical and historical essay.
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Genre/Form: Latin literature
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter E Knox; J C McKeown
ISBN: 9780195395167 0195395166 9780195395150 0195395158
OCLC Number: 809989050
Description: viii, 633 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: The Roman world of books. I. The early Republic. The brothers Menaechmus / Plautus ; translated by Erich Segal, 2008 --
The histories / Polybius ; translated by Robin Waterfield, 2010. II. The late Republic. On the nature of the universe / Lucretius ; translated by Ronald Melville, 1997 --
Poems / Catullus ; translated by Guy Lee, 2009 --
Against Catiline ; In defense of Caelius / Cicero ; translated by D.H. Berry, 2009 --
The Gallic war / Julius Caesar ; translated by Carolyn Hammond, 1996 --
The conspiracy of Catiline / Sallust ; translated by William W. batstone, 2010. III. The age of Augustus. Eclogues / Virgil ; translated by the editors, 2012 --
Georgics / Virgil ; translated by Peter Fallon, 2009 --
Aeneid / Virgil ; translated by Frederick Ahll, 2007 --
Odes / Horace ; translated by David West, 1997 --
Elegies / Propertius ; translated by Guy Lee, 1996 --
Elegies / Propertius --
Amores ; Metamorphoses / Ovid ; translated by A.D. Melville, 1990 and 1986 --
From the foundation of the city / Livy ; translated by T.J. Luce, 1988. IV. The early Empire. Medea / Seneca ; translated by Emily Wilson, 2010 --
Jewish antiquities / Josephus ; translated by Louis H. Feldman, 1965 --
The civil war / Lucan ; translated by Susan H. Braund, 1992 --
The Satyricon / Petronius ; translated by P.G. Walsh, 1997 --
Natural history / Pliny the Elder ; translated by Mary Beagon, 2005 --
Thebaid / Statius ; translated by A.D. Melville, 1995 --
The education of the orator / Quintilian ; translated by Donald A. Russell, 2001 --
Epigrams / Martial ; translated by translated by D.R. Shackleton Bailey, 1999. V. The high empire. Annals / Tacitus ; translated by J.C. Yardley, 2008 --
Letters / Pliny the Younger ; translated by P.G. Walsh, 2006 --
Life of Nero / Suetonius ; translated by Catherine Edwards, 2000 --
Life of Antony / Plutarch ; translated by Robin Waterfield, 1999 --
Satires / Juvenal ; translated by Niall Rudd, 1991 --
The Metamorposes / Apuleius ; translated by P.G. Walsh, 1994 --
A true history / Lucian ; translated by C.D.N. Costa, 2005 --
Meditations / Marcus Aurelius ; translated by A.S.L. Farquharson, 2006.
Other Titles: Oxford anthology of literature in the Roman world
Responsibility: edited by Peter E. Knox and J.C. McKeown.

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The Oxford Anthology of Literature in the Roman World gathers together critical examples of Roman literature from the earliest poets and playwrights to the last writers of Roman antiquity. Vibrant,  Read more...

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Distinguished scholars Know and McKeown present this excellent anthology as a 'general introduction to the literature of the Roman world as its zenith'. The book succeeds admirably. * J. S. Louzonis, Read more...

 
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