Roman literature in translation / selected and edited by George Howe and Gustave Adolphus Harrer.

; Harrer, Gustave Adolphus, 1886-1943, editor
1st ed.. New York : Harper and Brothers, [1924] .

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Other Authors Harrer, Gustave Adolphus, 1886-1943,
Subjects English literature -- Translations from Latin.
Latin literature -- Translations into English.
Series Spirit of the classics ; v. 2.
Description 630 pages ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1924]
©1924
Contents pt. 1. Roman Puritanism and Greek culture. The transplanting of Greek culture -- Opposition to Eastern influence -- A Roman puritan -- part 2. World conquest and civil war. Expansion -- Political ideals -- Decline of the republic -- Literature and philosophy -- part 3. The peace of Augustus. Establishment of empire -- The epic of Rome's destiny : Virgil's Æneid -- The joys of peace -- The poet laureate : Horace -- Myth and legend -- The lover -- Fables : Phaedrus -- part 4. Despotism and suppression. Realization of political conditions -- Salvation through stoicism -- Turning to the West -- Satirizing the present -- Education of the public man : Quintilian -- part 5. The new freedom. Appreciation of the new order -- Men and books : Pliny -- Romans and Christians.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)635185
(OCoLC)ocm00635185
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WorldCat Identities Howe, George, 1876-1936,
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