The Roman Way (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Roman Way The aim of this work is not a history of events but an account of the spirit of the Ancient Roman culture. Edith Hamilton offers comparisons as she illuminates the way our own society is the inheritor of Ancient Rome.
- Published: 09 September 1993
- Format: Paperback 224 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780393310788 ISBN 10: 0393310787
- Sales rank: 391,217
Full description for The Roman Way
Among these literary guides are Cicero, who left an incomparable collection of letters; Catullus, the quintessential poet of love; Horace, the chronicler of a cruel and materialistic Rome; and the Romantics Virgil, Livy, and Seneca. The story concludes with the stark contrast between high-minded Stoicism and the collapse of values witnessed by Tacitus and Juvenal.