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A History of Latin Literature

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A discussion of Latin literature and its form with emphasis on its influence on European education.
cloth, 474 pages
Published March 22nd 1952 by Columbia University Press
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Aug 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Moses Hadas, A History of Latin Literature (1951)

Writing in the true humanist tradition, Moses Hadas, the Jay Professor of Greek at Columbia University, created a delightful advanced introduction to Latin Literature. His honest and insightful tone can be seen from the first paragraph. Comparing Latin and Greek literature, he says, “[W]e may grant at once that in originality, scope, imagination, and taste the Greek is superior. Taken in isolation, moreover, and separated from the historical and c
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Couldn't really get into this. Though I likely just picked it up to peruse the timeline of who was writing what when. I like that stuff.
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Moses Hadas (1900–1966) was an American teacher, one of the leading classical scholars of the twentieth century, and a translator of numerous works.

Raised in Atlanta in a Yiddish-speaking Orthodox Jewish household, his early studies included rabbinical training; he graduated from Jewish Theological Seminary of America (1926) and took his doctorate in classics in 1930. He was fluent in Yiddish, Ger
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