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
Keywords: LITERARY CRITICISM / Ancient & Classical LIT004190