A Companion to Late Antique Literature
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:
Written for students and scholars of late antiquity, this comprehensive volume provides an authoritative review of the literature from the era.