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A vintage creation to Latin literature, with translations of the easiest passages from Virgil, Livy, Ovid, Seneca and plenty of others.
This vintage anthology lines the advance of Latin literature from the early Republican works of Cicero and Catullus, to the writers of the Empire equivalent to Lucan and Petronius, to the later writings of St Augustine. the choices hide comedy and epic, heritage and philosophy, in prose and in verse, and every passage is prefaced via an creation to the writer and his effect. The translators diversity throughout background from Alexander Pope and Lord Byron to contemporaries. the result's a extensive and fantastic evaluate of the civilization of Rome and its Empire--an excellent advent to Latin literature.
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