Saturnalia, Volume III: Books 6-7 (Loeb Classical Library)

Saturnalia, Volume III: Books 6-7 (Loeb Classical Library)

by Macrobius, Robert A. Kaster
     
 

Macrobius’s Saturnalia, an encyclopedic celebration of Roman culture written in the early fifth century CE, has been prized since the Renaissance as a treasure trove of otherwise unattested lore. Cast in the form of a dialogue it treats diverse topics while showcasing Virgil as master of all human knowledge, from diction to religion.See more details below

Overview

Macrobius’s Saturnalia, an encyclopedic celebration of Roman culture written in the early fifth century CE, has been prized since the Renaissance as a treasure trove of otherwise unattested lore. Cast in the form of a dialogue it treats diverse topics while showcasing Virgil as master of all human knowledge, from diction to religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674996724
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/05/2011
Series:
Loeb Classical Library Series, #512
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
867,803
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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