A Companion to Horace features a collection of commissioned interpretive essays by leading scholars in the field of Latin literature covering the entire generic range of works produced by Horace.
- Features original essays by a wide range of leading literary scholars
- Exceeds expectations for the standard handbook by featuring essays that challenge, rather than just summarize, conventional views of Homer's work and influence
- Considers Horaces debt to his Greek predecessors
- Treats the reception of Horace from contemporary theoretical perspectives
- Offers up-to-date information and illustrations on the archaeological site traditionally identified as Horace's villa in the Sabine countryside