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A Companion to Tacitus

Wiley, J,
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A Companion to Tacitus brings much needed clarity andaccessibility to the notoriously difficult language and yetindispensable historical accounts of Tacitus. The companionprovides both a broad introduction and showcases new theoreticalapproaches that enrich our understanding of this complexauthor.
* Tacitus is one of the most important Roman historians of histime, as well as a great literary stylist, whose work ischaracterized by his philosophy of human nature
* Encourages interdisciplinary discussion intended to engagescholars beyond Classics including philosophy, cultural studies,political science, and literature
* Showcases new theoretical approaches that enrich ourunderstanding of this complex author
* Clarifies and explains the notoriously difficult language ofTacitus
* Written and designed to prepare a new generation of scholars toexamine for themselves the richness of Tacitean thought
* Includes contributions from a broad range of establishedinternational scholars and rising stars in the field

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Titel: A Companion to Tacitus
Autoren/Herausgeber: Victoria Emma Pagán (Hrsg.)
Aus der Reihe: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781444354164

Seitenzahl: 640
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Victoria Emma Pagán is Professor and Chair of Classicsat the University of Florida. She is the author of ConspiracyNarratives in Roman History (2004), Rome and the Literatureof Gardens (2006), A Sallust Reader (2009), andConspiracy Theory in Ancient Rome: Conjecture and SocialStatus (forthcoming), and has published over a dozen articleson Latin literature.

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