Tag: Latin literature

What if Roman writers were to publish today?

Have you ever tried to find modern equivalents to Roman genres, or to single works? I mean, if Seneca had to publish one of his books today, which publisher would he choose? How would be the cover of his books? And, above all, who would buy his works? For some reason, these are questions I ask myself rather frequently. So, this semi-serious article collects some of my modest proposals (more might follow in another article). #1 Pliny the Elder and Wikipedia: Well, this is an easy one. Some parts of Pliny’s Naturalis historia could find specific equivalents (think of Sapiens

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