A History of Latin Literature

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Columbia University Press, Mar 22, 1952 - Literary Criticism - 474 pages
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Contents

THE NATURE OF LATIN LITERATURE
3
THE BEGINNINGS
15
COMEDY AND SATIRE
33
PRECICERONIAN PROSE
58
LUCRETIUS AND CATULLUS
69
CAESAR SALLUST AND OTHERS
88
CICERO
108
VERGIL
140
SILVER EPIC
260
SATIRE
278
LEARNING AND LETTERS IN THE FIRST CENTURY
302
TACITUS AND SUETONIUS
321
THE AGE OF HADRIAN
334
THE THIRD CENTURY
353
PAGANISM AT BAY FOURTHCENTURY PROSE
360
HUMANIST SURVIVAL IN POETRY
381

HORACE
164
TIBULLUS AND PROPERTIUS
184
OVID
201
LIVY AND OTHERS
227
SENECA
243
THE WRITERS OF CHRISTIANITY
414
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES
447
CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE
460
INDEX
463
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