Roman drama and Roman history / T.P. Wiseman

Author(s): Wiseman, T. P. (Timothy Peter)
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Subjects: Latin drama--History and criticism
Literature and history--Rome
Rome--In literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Exeter, Devon, UK : University of Exeter Press, 1998
Series: Exeter studies in history
Exeter studies in history (Unnumbered)
LC Classification: P, PA
Physical Description: xii, 228 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction
1. The History of a Hypothesis 1
2. Tales Unworthy of the Gods 17
3. Ovid on Servius Tullius 25
4. Two Plays for the Liberalia 35
5. The Tragedy of Gaius Gracchus 52
6. Tossing the Rubicon 60
7. The Poet, the Plebs, and the Chorus Girls 64
8. Valerius Antias and the Palimpsest of History 75
9. The Minucii and their Monument 90
10. Rome and the Resplendent Aemilii 106
11. E.S. Beesly and the Roman Revolution 121
12. Late Syme: a Study in Historiography 135
App. A. Hermann Reich, 'On the Sources of Early Roman History and Roman National Tragedy' 153
App. B. The ludi saeculares 165
Notes 168
Index 221
Notes: LCCN: 99225929
ISBN: 0859895602 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-220) and index
OCLC Number: 39295863
ISBN/ISSN: 0859895602