A Companion to Late Antique Literature

Original Publish Date: Jul 27, 2018
Product Number: EB00742836
Released: Nov 19, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118830352
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Noted scholars in the field explore the rich variety of late antique literature With contributions from leading scholars in the field, A Companion to Late Antique Literature presents a broad review of late antique literature. The late antique period encompasses a significant transitional era in literary history from the mid-third century to the early seventh century. The Companion covers notable Greek and Latin texts of the period and provides a varied overview of literature written in six other late antique languages. Comprehensive in scope, this important volume presents new research, methodologies, and significant debates in the field. The Companion explores the histories, forms, features, audiences, and uses of the literature of the period. This authoritative text: -Provides an inclusive overview of late antique literature -Offers the widest survey to date of the literary traditions and forms of the period, including those in several languages other than Greek and Latin    -Presents the most current research and new methodologies in the field -Contains contributions from an international group of contributors Written for students and scholars of late antiquity, this comprehensive volume provides an authoritative review of the literature from the era.

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