Norton Book of Classical Literature

ISBN-10: 0393034267
ISBN-13: 9780393034264
Authors: Bernard Knox
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Bernard Knox was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire on November 24, 1914. After studying classics at St. John's College, Cambridge, he fought with the Republican forces in the Spanish Civil War. In 1939, he married Betty Baur and began teaching Latin at a private school in Greenwich, Connecticut. During World War II, he served in the United States Army where he parachuted into France to work with the resistance and went on to join the partisans in Italy. He received a Bronze Star and the Croix de Guerre for his service. He received a doctorate from Yale University in 1948. He also taught at Yale University, becoming a full professor in 1959, and became the founding director of Harvard's…    

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated Number of pages: 872 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall Weight: 2.640 lbs. Language: English

Table of contents

Preface
Introduction
Greece
Homer (late 8th century B.C.?)
Hesiod (7th century B.C.?)
Archilochus (7th century B.C.)
Tyrtaeus (7th century B.C.)
Alcman (late 7th century B.C.)
Hipponax (middle 6th century B.C.)
Alcaeus (late 7th century-middle 6th century B.C.)
Sappho (a contemporary of Alcaeus)
Xenophanes (570-early 5th century B.C.)
Mimnermus (2nd half of 7th century B.C.)
Theognis (6th century B.C.)
Solon (c. 640-after 561 B.C.)
Anacreon (c. 570-? B.C.)
Ibycus (6th century B.C.)
Simonides (556-468 B.C.)
Pindar (518-after 446 B.C.)
Bacchylides (6th-5th centuries B.C.)
Praxilla (5th century B.C.)
Herodotus (490-c. 425 B.C.)
Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.)
Thucydides (middle 5th century-399 B.C.?)
Sophocles (496-406/5 B.C.)
Euripides (485-406 B.C.)
Aristophanes (455?-c. 385 B.C.)
Plato (427-341 B.C.)
Menander (342-c. 292 B.C.)
Theophrastus (c. 370-287 B.C.)
Callimachus (c. 310-240 B.C.)
Apollonius Rhodius (c. 295-215 B.C.)
Theocritus (1st half of 3rd century B.C.)
Herodas (c. 300-250 B.C.)
Erinna (4th century B.C.?)
Plato
Anyte (early 4th century B.C.?)
Antipater of Sidon (2nd century B.C.)
Diotimos
Nikarchos
Asclepiades of Samos (c. 320-? B.C.)
Leonidas of Tarentum (1st half of 3rd century B.C.)
Alexander Aetolus
Dioskorides
Meleager (c. 100 B.C.)
Glaukos
Philodemos
Krinagoras
Automedon
Erucius
Antipater of Salonica (1st century B.C-1st century A.D.?)
Marcus Argentarius (1st century B.C.-1st century A.D.?)
Pompeius
Lucilius
Nikarchos
Paulus Silentiarius (6th century A.D.)
Rome
Lucretius (98-c. 55 B.C.)
Catullus (c. 84-c. 54 B.C.)
Horace (65-8 B.C.)
Virgil (70-19 B.C.)
Livy (59 B.C.-A.D. 17)
Propertius (c. 50 B.C.-after 16 B.C.)
Ovid (43 B.C.-A.D. 17)
Tacitus (A.D. 56/7-after 117)
Petronius Arbiter (?-A.D. 65)
Juvenal (55?-138?)
Marcus Aurelius (121-180; Emperor, 161-180)
Aurelius Augustinus (Saint Augustine) (354-530)
For Further Reading
Permissions
Index