Literary Texts and the Roman Historian
By (author) David S. Potter
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Literary Texts and the Roman Historian by David S. Potter
Book DescriptionLiterary Texts and the Roman Historian looks at literary texts from the Roman Empire which depict actual events. It examines the ways in which these texts were created, disseminated and read. Beside covering the major Roman historical authors such as Livy and Tacitus, he also considers the contributions of authors in other genres like: * Cicero * Lucian * Aulus Gellius. Literary Texts and the Roman Historian provides an accessible and concise introduction to the complexities of Roman historiography.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415088961
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Feb-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Literary Texts and the Roman Historian provides an accessible and concise introduction to the complexities of Roman historiography.
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Author Biography - David S. Potter
David S. Potter is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Greek and Latin at the University of Michigan. he is the author of prophecy and History in the Crisis of the Roman Empire (1990) and Prophets and Emperors: Human and Divine Authority from Augustus to Theodosius (1993)
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