Roman Letters

Book Details

Author  Noelle K. Zeiner-Carmichael
Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   September 23, 2013
ISBN  1444339508
Pages  224

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Description

Roman Letters offers a rich selection of original translations of ancient Roman letters spanning from the 1st century BCE to the 2nd century CE. Chronologically arranged and grouped according to author or collection, the letters cover various topics and themes selected from a broad range of authors.

  • A unique single volume text that makes classical letters accessible and readable to undergraduates and the non-specialist reader
  • Presents a wide range of authors and material, with over 200 selected texts
  • Includes selections that illustrate a complete cycle of correspondence, as well as letters written by the same author and covering the same topic/theme but sent to different recipients
  • Letters are arranged chronologically, with letters grouped according to author or collection
  • An accompanying website offers additional, complementary letters
  • Topical index highlights various topics and themes represented by the letters

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