Ancient Historiography and Its Contexts: Studies in Honour by Christina S. Kraus,John Marincola,Christopher Pelling PDF

By Christina S. Kraus,John Marincola,Christopher Pelling

this can be a number of stories on old (especially Latin) poetry and historiography, concentrating in particular at the effect of rhetoric on either genres, and at the significance of contemplating the literature to light up the historic Roman context and the ancient context to light up the literature. It takes the shape of a tribute to Tony Woodman, Gildersleeve Professor of Classics on the college of Virginia, for whom twenty-one students have contributed
essays reflecting the pursuits and ways that experience typified Woodman's personal paintings. The authors that he has consistently illuminated - particularly Velleius, Horace, Virgil, Sallust, and Tacitus - determine fairly prominently.

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