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Richard Jenkyns

Richard Jenkyns is an emeritus professor of the classical tradition and the Public Orator at the University of Oxford. The author of many books, including Virgil's Experience and The Victorians and Ancient Greece, he lives in Oxford, England.

Classical Literature

by Richard Jenkyns

The writings of the Greeks and Romans form the bedrock of the West's cultural identity. Inventing the very ideas of history, tragedy, and philosophy, while pioneering radical new forms of epic and poetry, the Greeks and Romans in a very real sense created the literary world we still inhabit ...

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