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History of Roman literature.

Dunlop, John Colin

History of Roman literature.

by Dunlop, John Colin

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Latin literature -- History and criticism.,
    • Rome -- Intellectual life.,
    • Rome -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1824-28 ed.

      SeriesEssay index reprint series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA6003 .D85 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5287621M
      ISBN 10083697266X
      LC Control Number72006898
      OCLC/WorldCa379461

      Book IX. Maximin successful in his wars in Germany, I. —Three emperors at once, Pupienus, Balbinus, and Gordian; Gordian becomes sole emperor, and goes to war with Persia, II. —The two Philips, father and son; the thousandth year of Rome, III. —Decius suppresses an insurrection in Gaul, IV. —Gallus Hostilianus and his son Volusianus, V.—Short reign of Aemilianus, VI. Latin literature, the body of writings in Latin, primarily produced during the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, when Latin was a spoken Rome fell, Latin remained the literary language of the Western medieval world until it was superseded by the Romance languages it had generated and by other modern languages. After the Renaissance the writing of Latin was increasingly.

      Question: The author of the Iliad may not have been Homer. Answer: The Iliad and Odyssey are credited to the Greek poet known as Homer, though Homer was probably the name of only the editor of the stories that came down over the ages from many authors. Question: Before they encountered the Greeks, the Romans had no poetry. Answer: Before the influx of Greek culture, about BCE, the Romans. Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a book of history written by the English historian Edward Gibbon, which traces the trajectory of Western civilization (as well as the Islamic and Mongolian conquests) from the height of the Roman.

      This authoritative history of Latin literature offers a comprehensive survey of the thousand-year period from the origins of Latin as a written language to the early Middle Ages. At once a reference work, a bibliographic guide, a literary study, and a reader's handbook, Latin Literature: A History is the first work of its kind to appear in English in nearly four decades.5/5(4). The study of Ancient Roman literature, culture, and history.


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