Here, translated into modern English, are the works of literature, history, science, oratory, and philosophy that constitute the mainstream of Roman thought and continue to influence world civilizations. This volume includes:
Complete translations of Plautus The Haunted House, Terences Woman from Andros, Senecas Medea, and the Deeds of the Deified Augustus.
Selections from Vergils Georgics and Aeneid, the poems of Catullus, Horaces Odes, Ovids Metamorphoses and Fasti, the Satyricon of Petronius, and the Sixth Satire of Juvenal.
Selections from Lucretius On the Nature of Things, Ciceros speeches and philosophical works, and Quintilians The Training of the Orator.
Selections from histories by Sallust, Livys History of Rome, Tacitus Annals and Germania, and letters of Pliny the Younger.