This authoritative history of Latin literature offers a comprehensive survey of the thousand-year period from the origins of Latin as a written language to the early Middle Ages. At once a reference work, a bibliographic guide, a literary study, and a reader's handbook, "Latin Literature: A History" is the first work of its kind to appear in English in nearly four decades. From the first examples of written Latin through Gregory of Tours in the sixth century and the Venerable Bede in the seventh, Latin Literature offers a ...

Latin Literature: A History 1999, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801862533

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Latin Literature: A History 1994, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801846380