Latin Literature

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    • Ovid, A good day at the Circus
      • Subject and Themes
        • Good place to find a girlfriend
        • Excitement of watching the races
        • What happens at the races
      • Writer and Context
        • Love poetry
        • Setting is in Rome
        • Speaking to a young woman
    • Martial, Lament for dead charioteer
      • Writer
        • Short poems
      • Subject
        • Addresses Scorpus
        • Status of charioteers in Roman society
    • Pliny, Not at the races
      • Writer
        • lawyer, politician, writer
        • Letter to a friend
        • Writing about chariot races in Rome
      • Subject
        • Explains why he isn't going to the Circus
        • Attitudes to chariot racing
        • How the races are organised
        • Passions raised by chariot racing
    • Juvenal, The crowd in the circus
      • Writer
        • Satire (mocking) texts
        • Writing about Circus Maximus in Rome
      • Subject
        • Why he prefers not to go to crowded Circus
        • Evidence for activities that could be enjoyed at the Circus
    • Suetonius, Caligula's favourite racehorse
      • Writer
        • Biographies of emperors
        • Wrote about recent past
      • Subject
        • Emperor Caligula's treatment of his favourite horse
        • Status of charioteers
    • Suetonius, Nero's passion for chariot-racing
      • Writer
        • Biographies of emperors
        • Wrote about recent past
      • Subject
        • Emperor Nero's passion
        • Attitudes to chariot racing and its fans
        • Popular at all levels of society
    • Virgil, a boat race
      • Writer
        • Setting is legendary past
      • Subject
        • Boat race compared to chariot race
        • Excitement of crowd
        • Tactics

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