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Greek to Latin: Frameworks and Contexts for Intertextuality

G. O. Hutchinson


How Latin literature relates to Greek literature is one of the most fundamental questions for Latin literature, and for the reception of Greek. But it has seldom been considered as a whole or in depth. This book aims to open up the subject; it seeks to do this by displaying some of the contexts in which the interaction of literatures should be viewed. It investigates Roman conceptions of their own and Greek literary history as two chronological sequences, artificially separated. It takes the reader all around the Mediterranean to see the different places in which Romans encounter Greek art wit ... More

Keywords: intertextuality, Latin literature, Greek literature, reception of Greek, interaction of literatures, literary history, Latin adaptation, super-genres, contexts, inscriptions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199670703
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670703.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

G. O. Hutchinson, author
Professor of Greek and Latin Languages and Literature, University of Oxford