Albrecht, Michael von
Geschichte der römischen Literatur
von Andronicus bis Boethius und ihr Fortwirken
[History of Roman Literature]
- This is a widely-translated classic in the field (available in seven languages).
- The newly expanded and revised edition integrates the latest relevant research and publications in each chapter.
- The book provides a comprehensive history of classical Latin literature from the very beginnings to the sixth century AD.
Aims and Scope
This standard work of classical scholarship, which has been translated into numerous languages, follows the development of Latin literature from its beginnings through the sixth century CE. For this new edition, The History of Roman Literature been revised and its bibliography expanded.
Thanks to its systematic structure and extensive index, the book can either be read from cover to cover or used as a reference work. Though it is organized chronologically, with sections on every era of Latin literature, it also devotes several chapters to different literary genres. The book also pays special attention to the influence of classical texts on European writers, artists, and thinkers from the Middle Ages to today. Both scholarly and accessible, The History of Roman Literature is a useful tool for students and professors as well as for anyone interested in European culture and its roots in antiquity.
- xxxviii, 1605 pages
- Type of Publication:
- Reference Work
- History of Literature; History of Reception; Roman History; History of Style
- Libraries, Institutes, Philologists, Historians, Teachers of Ancient and Modern Languages, Grammar School Libraries