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Ancient Rome: An Anthology of Sources

edited and translated, with an introduction, by R. Scott Smith and Christopher Francese
Format
Book
Published
Indianapolis : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., [2014]
Language
English
Latin (translated from)
ISBN
9781624660009, 1624660002, 9781624660016, 1624660010
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Maps
  • LITERARY TEXTS. Appian, "The civil wars : a) The crisis of the late republic, b) The problem of land and of Tiberius Gracchus, c) Spartacus and the great slave revolt"
  • Augustus, "The accomplishments of the deified Augustus"
  • Catullus, "Poems"
  • Cicero, "In defense of Archias," "Letters"
  • Quintus Cicero, "Running for office : a handbook"
  • Epictetus, "Handbook of stoic philosophy"
  • Horace, "Satires," "Odes"
  • Juvenal, "Satires"
  • Livy, "A history of Rome from its foundation"
  • Lucretius, "On the nature of things"
  • Martial, "On the spectacles," "Epigrams"
  • Novatian, "On the spectacles"
  • Ovid, "The art of love, Book 1," "Fasti," "Tristia"
  • Perpetua, "The martyrdom of Perpetua and Felicitas"
  • Petronius, "Trimalchio's dinner party"
  • Pliny the Younger, "Letters"
  • Plutarch, "The life of Marcus Cato" (whole), "The life of Aemilius Paulus" (excerpts)
  • Polybius, "Histories"
  • Quintilian, "The instruction of an orator"
  • Seneca, "Philosophical letters," "The ascension of Claudius the Pumpkinhead into heaven"
  • Sulpicia, "Elegies"
  • Valerius Maximus, "Memorable deeds and sayings"
  • Vergil, "Eclogue 1," "Eclogue 4"
  • DOCUMENTARY SECTION. Inscriptions
  • Laws of the twelve tables
  • A Roman calendar
  • A Roman schoolbook
  • APPENDICES. Roman names
  • Roman time-reckoning
  • Roman currency, weights and measures
  • A list of Roman emperors to 337 AD
  • Notes on the texts and translations
  • Literary authors
  • Documentary section.
Description
xxiii, 548 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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