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A history of Greek and Roman classical literature

by Louage, Augustin Joseph bp.

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Published by D. Appleton and Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rev. A. Louage ...
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p.
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24179101M
    OCLC/WorldCa2897470

    Begun in as The Classical Weekly, this peer-reviewed journal publishes contributions on all aspects of Greek and Roman literature, history, and society; on the classical tradition; on the history of classical scholarship; and on the teaching of Latin, Greek, and classical civilization (see table of contents for the archive of recent issues.   Here is a collection of study guides on these and other topics in Ancient/Classical history. For individual items, you may find biographies, bibliographies, specialized terms to know, timelines, other people who were important, occasionally, self-grading quizzes, and more.

    Slavery in Classical Greece. London: Bristol Classical Press. E-mail Citation» This introduction to ancient Greek slavery addresses most of the major issues raised by the subject in a concise but lucid way. On pp. –, the author suggests further reading, based on the literature previously published. See also under the Classical Period. Feldherr is an important recent collection on specific questions relating to the Roman historians only, while Marincola offers a comprehensive look at the field covering a range of topics in both Roman and Greek authors. Duff, Timothy. The Greek and Roman Historians. London: Bristol Classical Press, E-mail Citation».

    Cambridge Core - Ancient History - The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare - edited by Philip Sabin. The digital Loeb Classical Library extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Read more about the site’s features» Dio Cassius (Cassius Dio), ca. – CE, was born at Nicaea in Bithynia in Asia Minor. On the death of his father (Roman governor of.


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