Golden Prose in the Age of Augustus is an anthology containing fresh, accurate and readable translations of the seven great prose writers from the Augustan period and covering a broad range of prose writing. Includes an introduction, maps, chronology, glossary, bibliography and notes.
Paul Alessi (Ph. D. University of Missouri, Columbia) is Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He has published on the poet Propertius, and his research and interests are with Augustan literature, Roman culture and Etruscan archaeology. He "Golden Prose in the Age of Augustus" and "Golden Verses: Poetry in the Augustan Age," both for Focus Publishing.