Literary Texts and the Roman Historian
ISBN: 0415088968
EAN13: 9780415088961
Language: English
Pages: 232
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
Literary 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