Change and Decline: Roman Literature in the Early Empire

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Univ of California Press, Jan 8, 2021 - 354 pages
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Contents

Contemporary analyses of decline
6
IV
10
The elder Pliny
12
The poet and politics
52
The dominance of Greek culture 1
102
From 100 B C to the time of Augustus
108
imitatio and aemulatio
193
Literature and society
272
Select bibliography
313
Index of passages discussed
329
193
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