Originally published in 1923, this study outlines the aims and methods of roman poets as well as focussing on technique and subject. Sikes’ critique of the subject delves into the general character of roman poetry with the belief that it provides an insight into roman life and ideals by commenting on various theories, criticisms and themes found in Roman poetry. This title will be of interest to students of classics.

chapter 1|26 pages


chapter 2|39 pages

Roman Criticism—I. From Cicero To Horace

chapter 4|47 pages

Nature In Latin Poets

chapter 5|68 pages

Poetry and Philosophy

chapter 6|32 pages

Language and Style

chapter 7|25 pages

The Ornaments of Latin Verse