Here, translated into modern English, are the works of literature, history, science, oratory, and philosophy that constitute the mainstream of Roman thought and continue to influence world civilizations. This volume includes:
Â· Complete translations of Plautusâ€™ The Haunted House, Terenceâ€™s Woman from Andros, Senecaâ€™s Medea, and the Deeds of the Deified Augustus.
Â· Selections from Vergilâ€™s Georgics and Aeneid, the poems of Catullus, Horaceâ€™s Odes, Ovidâ€™s Metamorphoses and Fasti, the Satyricon of Petronius, and the Sixth Satire of Juvenal.
Â· Selections from Lucretiusâ€™ On the Nature of Things, Ciceroâ€™s speeches and philosophical works, and Quintilianâ€™s The Training of the Orator.
Â· Selections from histories by Sallust, Livyâ€™s History of Rome, Tacitusâ€™ Annals and Germania, and letters of Pliny the Younger.
Author : Paul L. MacKendrick
ISBN : 0299808963
Language : English
No of Pages : 454
Publication Date : 7/15/1959
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 8.43x5.98x1.18
Book weight : 0.01
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