Ancient historiography and its contexts studies in honour of A.J. Woodman / edited by Christina S. Kraus, John Marincola, Christopher Pelling

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Subjects: History, Ancient--Historiography
Rhetoric, Ancient--Historiography
Latin poetry--History and criticism
Latin poetry--Historiography
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Greek, Ancient (to 1453), Latin
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
LC Classification: D
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 449 p) : port
Alternate Titles: Print version: Ancient historiography and its contexts. (DLC) 2009941604 (OCoLC)471822808 Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010 9780199558681
Additional Authors: Kraus, Christina Shuttleworth, 1958-
Marincola, John
Pelling, C. B. R
Woodman, A. J. (Anthony John), 1945-
Oxford University Press
Notes: ISBN: 9780191574306 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0191574309 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 9780199558681
ISBN: 019955868X
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-413) and indexes
Contents: Author and audience. Narrative and speech problems in Thucydides book I / John Moles ; Divide and conquer : Caesar, De Bello Gallico 7 / Christina Shuttleworth Kraus ; Scipio the Matchmaker / Jane D. Chaplin ; Velleius Mythistoricus / T.P. Wiseman -- Quality and pleasure. Romani ueteres atque urbani sales : a note on Cicero De Oratore 2.262 and Lucilius 173M / Anna Chahoud ; Allusion and contrast in the letters of Nicias (thuc. 7.11-15) and Pompey (Sall. Hist. 2.98M) Elizabeth A. Meyer ; Dionysius of Halicarnassus and Livy on the Horatii and the Curiatii / S.P. Oakley ; Amores 1.1-5 / David West ; Rome and Persia 357-9 : the role of Tamsapor / Robin Seager -- Poetry and politics. Munera uestra cano : the poet, the gods, and the thematic unity of Georgics 1 / Damien Nelis -- Eros and empire : Virgil and the historians on Civil War / John Marincola ; Fathers and sons : the Manlii Torquati and family continuity in Catullus and Horace / Denis Feeney ; Juvenal and the Delatores / J.G.F. Powell ; Roma and her tutelary deity : names and ancient evidence / Francis Cairns -- Tacitus reviewed. Seven passages of the Annals (and one of Manilus) / Edward Courtney ; The great escape : Tacitus on the mutiny of the Usipi (Agricola 28) ; Pompeius Trogus in Tacitus' Annals / David Levene ; voices of resistance / Richard Rutherford ; The art of losing : Tacitus and the disaster narrative / Elizabeth Keitel ; The historian's presence, or, there and back again / Cynthia Damon ; The spur of fame : Annals 4.37-8 / Christopher Pelling
In English with occasional instances of Ancient Greek and Latin
This collection of studies on ancient poetry and historiography pays tribute to the distinguished classicist Tony Woodman. It focuses on the impact of rhetoric on both genres, and on the importance of the literature on illuminating the historical Roman context, and the historical context to illuminate the literature
Description based on print version record
OCLC Number: 638328935
ISBN/ISSN: 9780191574306