Roman Literature and Society

Roman Literature and Society By Robert Maxwell Ogilvie, Roman Literature and Society From the plays of Plautus and Cicero s criminal cases in the nd century B C to the satires of Juvenal and the histories of Suetonius in the nd century A D this introductory survey of Roman literatur
  • Title: Roman Literature and Society
  • Author: Robert Maxwell Ogilvie
  • ISBN: 9780389200697
  • Page: 286
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Roman Literature and Society By Robert Maxwell Ogilvie, From the plays of Plautus and Cicero s criminal cases in the 2nd century B.C to the satires of Juvenal and the histories of Suetonius in the 2nd century A.D this introductory survey of Roman literature places the major Latin works surviving today against the background of the society in which they were written For the uninitiated, Professor Ogilvie assumes no knowledgeFrom the plays of Plautus and Cicero s criminal cases in the 2nd century B.C to the satires of Juvenal and the histories of Suetonius in the 2nd century A.D this introductory survey of Roman literature places the major Latin works surviving today against the background of the society in which they were written For the uninitiated, Professor Ogilvie assumes no knowledge of the Latin language, but explains to the student and general reader alike where the works of the lyric poets like Catullus and Horace, historians like Sallust and Livy, dramatic orators like Cicero and even self propagandists like Caesar, belonged within the context of Rome s developing society.
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    1. In many ways, this is a useful survey of Roman literature Its main weakness is betrayed by its title Ogilvie seems to define the quality of an author by how faithfully that author analyzes his society THus, authors who aren t really interested in social concerns are labeled inferior Still, once you ve decoded Ogilvie s philosophical stance, you can learn a lot from this book.


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