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Rise of a Latin literature. The Italians learn Latin. Tht Romans learn Greek. § 7.
Early Latin Poetry 22 The period of the great foreign wars was also that which
gave birth to Roman literature. The conquests of the third and second centuries ...
Yet his letters might serve as models of a courteous but unaffected epistolary
style ; and in his restrained but telling description of the destruction of Pompeii he
rose to a great occasion.28 His quietly forceful Latin invites comparison with that
The preservation and appreciation of past Latin literature was furthered by
scholars of the fourth century who wrote commentaries on the classics of former
ages. The surviving specimens of late Latin scholarship, such as the annotations
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