I have difficulties in understanding the following sentence. Could anyone help me, please?
“Had the Greeks held novelty in such disdain as we”. What does it say about ROMANS?
In the following Context:
Rome had money. Greece was the inventor; Rome, the research and development division. Such indeed was the opinion of some of the more intellectual Romans. “Had the Greeks held novelty in such disdain as we,” asked Horace in his Epistles, “what work of ancient date would now exist?”