Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

A History of Roman Literature

from the Earliest Period to the Death of Marcus Aurelius

Cover image for

Download


Language: English
Wordcount: 219,767 / 678 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 41.4
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 641
mnybks.net#: 1966
Genre: History
Excerpt

TER VIII.">

CHAPTER VIII.

The Reigns of Hadrian and the Antonines (117-180 A.D.).

Era of African Latinity--Differs from the Silver Age--Hadrian's poetry --Suetonius--His life--List of writings--Lives of the Caesars--His account of Nero's death--Florus--Salvius Julianus and Sextus Pomponius--Fronto-- His relations with Aurelius--List of his works--Gellius--Gaius--Poems of the period--_Pervigilium Veneris_--Apuleius--_De Magia_--Metamorphoses or Golden Ass--Cupid and Psyche--His philosophical works.

CHAPTER IX.

_State of Philosophical and Religious Thought during the Period of the Antonines--Conclusion_.

Greek eloquence revives in the Sophists--Itinerant rhetors--Cynic preachers of virtue--The better class of popular philosophers--Dio Chrysostom--Union of philosophy and rhetoric--Greek now the language of general literature--Reconciliation of philosophy with religion--The Platonist school--Apuleius--Doctrine of daemons--Decline of

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Adam Quinn
Author and aspiring engineer Adam Quinn loves to dream up new worlds with interesting technology and factions. This resulted in the creation of his debut novel, Flashpoint. As our author of the day, Quinn talks to us about Flashpoint, how much worldbuilding this epic novel required and how he created his characters.
Read full interview...