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Literary Texts and the Roman Historian

History


by
David Potter

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 232 pages

File size: 2.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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.

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… (more)

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.

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