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Among these literary guides are Cicero, who left an incomparable collection of letters; Catullus, the quintessential poet of love; Horace, the chronicler of a cruel and materialistic Rome; and the Romantics Virgil, Livy, and Seneca. The story concludes with the stark contrast between high-minded Stoicism and the collapse of values witnessed by Tacitus and Juvenal.

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In this informal history of Roman civilization, Edith Hamilton vividly depicts the Roman life and spirit as they are revealed in the greatest writers of the time.

Synopsis:

Among these literary guides are Cicero, who left an incomparable collection of letters; Catullus, the quintessential poet of love; Horace, the chronicler of a cruel and materialistic Rome; and the Romantics Virgil, Livy, and Seneca. The story concludes with the stark contrast between high-minded Stoicism and the collapse of values witnessed by Tacitus and Juvenal.

About the Author

Edith Hamilton won the National Achievement Award in 1950, received honorary degrees of Doctor of Letters from Yale University, the University of Rochester, and the University of Pennsylvania, and was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 1957 she was many an honorary citizen of Athens and was decorated with the Golden Cross of the Order of Benefaction by King Paul of Greece.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393310788
Author:
Hamilton, Edith
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Ancient
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Ancient - Rome
Subject:
History, criticism and surveys
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Roman Literature
Subject:
Rome
Subject:
Latin literature
Subject:
Latin literature -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Rome Civilization.
Subject:
World History-Ancient Near East
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 181-185.
Series Volume:
no. 300
Publication Date:
19930831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.3 x 5.5 x 0.7 in 0.4 lb

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"Synopsis" by , In this informal history of Roman civilization, Edith Hamilton vividly depicts the Roman life and spirit as they are revealed in the greatest writers of the time.
"Synopsis" by , Among these literary guides are Cicero, who left an incomparable collection of letters; Catullus, the quintessential poet of love; Horace, the chronicler of a cruel and materialistic Rome; and the Romantics Virgil, Livy, and Seneca. The story concludes with the stark contrast between high-minded Stoicism and the collapse of values witnessed by Tacitus and Juvenal.
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