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Putting Variety at Issue Varietas in Pliny the Younger, Lucretius, and Horace

William Fitzgerald

in Variety: The Life of a Roman Concept

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226299495
eISBN:
9780226299525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226299525.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The third chapter examines the strategic role that the concept (and vocabulary) of variety plays in three Latin authors. In Pliny’s letters, variety plays an important role in negotiating Pliny’s ... More


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