In De Antieken, Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer tells classical literature’s tale from Homer to the fall of Rome. He does so in ways that are so infectious, so original that they are sure to pique the interests of even those who cannot boast a classical education. All the giants of classical literature are passed in review in this compact volume, offering essential information about their lives and backgrounds. De Antieken is an indispensable guide and a pleasant travel companion on a journey of discovery into the wealth of Greek and Roman literature.
“De Antieken is a valuable guide for anyone who wishes to discover classical writers or refresh their knowledge.”
– De Volkskrant