John Henderson gives a completely fresh and enthusiastic re-reading of Pliny's Letters, a basic text of the Latin literary canon. Full Latin texts with new translations are given for the key texts studied.
|Publisher:||Liverpool University Press|
|Series:||Liverpool University Press - Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies|
|Product dimensions:||9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
John Henderson is Professor of Classics, University of Cambridge and Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics of King's College, Cambridge. He is co-author (with Mary Beard) of Classics: A very short introduction (Oxford, 1995) and is the author of many books, including Figuring Out Roman Nobility: Juvenal's Eighth Satire (1997) and A Roman Life: Rutilius Gallicus on Paper and In Stone (1998), both published by University of Exeter Press.
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
1. Art Through Pliny's Letters
2. The Portrait Book: Epistles 3 as Self-Portraiture
(featuring 3.21, 3.1, 3.5, 3.7, 3.18)
3. Size Isn't Everything: Pliny's Statue (3.6)
4. Pliny the Younger's 'Chapter on the History of Art'
5. Pliny's Statuette in the History of Art
1. Chief Passages Discussed in the Text and Notes