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Wuilleumier, Pierre 1904-1979

Overview
Works: 352 works in 1,168 publications in 6 languages and 5,597 library holdings
Genres: History  Poetry  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Epic poetry  Textbooks  Biography  Epic poetry, Latin  Literature  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Honoree, tra, Originator, Adapter, Commentator, ed, Annotator
Classifications: PA6156.C5, 878.6
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Most widely held works by Pierre Wuilleumier
Cato Maior de senectute by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

114 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a complete critical edition of Cicero's Cato Maior de Senectute (On Old Age) with an introduction and commentary. The text is based on a fresh examination of the manuscript tradition while the introduction aims to place the work in the context of Cicero's writings on old age in the ancient world. The Roman and Ciceronian qualities of the work are emphasized, rather than the search for lost sources that occupied scholars in the past. Matters of text, language, and content are all considered equally in the commentary
The annals by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

74 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tacitus' 'Annals' recounts the major historical events from the years shortly before the death of Augustus to the death of Nero in AD 68. Despite his claim that the 'Annals' were written objectively, Tacitus' account is sharply critical of the emperors' excesses and fearful for the future of imperial Rome
Tarente des origines à la conquète romaine by Pierre Wuilleumier( Book )

47 editions published between 1937 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inscriptions latines des trois Gaules (France) by Pierre Wuilleumier( Book )

29 editions published between 1963 and 1984 in 5 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The annals ; and the histories by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

30 editions published between 1959 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In AD 68 Nero's suicide marked the end of the first dynasty of imperial Rome. The following year was one of drama and danger. In the surviving books of his Histories the barrister-historian Tacitus, writing some thirty years after the events he describes, gives a detailed account of the 'long but single year' when four emperors emerged in succession: Galba, the martinet; Otho, conspirator and dandy; Vitellius, the unambitious hedonist; and the ultimate victor, Vespasian, who established the Flavian dynasty. With great vividness and emotional power, Tacitus' gripping narrative lays bare corruption, injustice and folly, and sheds lasting light on the nature of power. This revised version of Kenneth Wellesley's translation has sensitively updated it to render it more accessible to the modern reader. This edition contains a new introduction by Rhiannon Ash discussing Tacitus' life and his contemporary audience, a note on the text, further reading, a glossary of place and peoples, expanded notes and a chronology"--Page 4 of cover
Lyon, métropole des Gaules by Pierre Wuilleumier( Book )

19 editions published in 1953 in 4 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoires by Cornelius Tacitus( Book )

36 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tacite : l'homme et l'oeuvre by Pierre Wuilleumier( Book )

8 editions published in 1949 in French and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recueil Edmond Pottier; études d'art et d'archéologie by Edmond Pottier( Book )

10 editions published in 1937 in French and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucan by Lucan( Book )

29 editions published in 1962 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this edition Professor Fantham offers the first full-scale commentary on the neglected second book of Lucan's epic poem on the war between Caesar and Pompey: De bello civili. Book II presents all three leading figures - Cato, Caesar and Pompey - in speech and action. It expresses the moral and political dilemma of civil war and portrays Pompey's loss of authority during his withdrawal from Italy in language designed to evoke and cancel Virgil's heroic presentation of the foundation myth of Aeneas. It is a book rich in the history and geography of Roman Italy, including the retrospective narrative of Marius' and Sulla's reigns of civil terror at Rome, an unusual wedding scene, a verbal map of Italy, and a swift-paced narrative of Caesar's blockade and Pompey's Dunkirk-like evacuation of the republican forces from Brundisium." "In her introduction Professor Fantham gives a general account of Lucan's life and work, and continues with a discussion of his narrative and interpretation of Caesar's military 'invasion' of Italy covering books I and II, a survey of language, style and metre, and a brief history of the text."--Jacket
Speeches by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

17 editions published between 1952 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CICEREO (Marcus Tullius, 3rd Jan. 106-7th Dec. 43 B.C.), Roman lawyer, orator and politician (and even philosopher), of whom we know more than of any other Roman, lived through the stirring era which saw the rise, dictatorship, and death of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic. In his political speeches especially and in his correspondence we see the excitement, tension and intrigue of politics and the part he played in the turmoil of the time. Of about 106 Speeches, delivered before the Roman people or the Senate if they were political, before jurors if judicial, 58 survive (a few of them incompletely). In A.D. 1345 Petrarch discovered copies of a collection of more than 900 Letters of which more than 800 were written by Cicero and nearly 100 by others to him. These afford a revelation of the man and all the more striking because they were not written for publication. Six Rhetorical works survive and another in fragments. Philosophical works include seven extant major compositions and a number of others; and some lost. There is also poetry, some original, some as translations from the Greek
Les médaillons d'applique gallo-romains de la vallée du Rhône by Pierre Wuilleumier( Book )

15 editions published in 1952 in French and English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mélanges de littérature et d'épigraphie latines, d'histoire ancienne et d'archéologie : hommage à la mémoire de Pierre Wuilleumier( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in French and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sur la réponse des haruspices by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'administration de la Lyonnaise sous le Haut-Empire by Pierre Wuilleumier( Book )

15 editions published in 1948 in 3 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fouilles de Fourvière, à Lyon by Pierre Wuilleumier( Book )

15 editions published between 1941 and 1951 in French and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discours by Cicéron( Book )

13 editions published between 1959 and 1972 in French and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discours by Cicéron( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in French and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discours by Cicéron( Book )

4 editions published in 1952 in French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le trésor de Tarente. (Collection Edmond de Rothschild) by Pierre Wuilleumier( Book )

10 editions published in 1930 in French and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Pierre Wuilleumier Frans archeoloog (1904-1979)

Pierre Wuilleumier französischer Klassischer Philologe, Althistoriker und Archäologe

Pierre Wuilleumier French classical scholar, ancient historian, epigrapher

Wuilleumier, Pierre 1904-

Wuilleumier, Pierre 1904-1979

Wuilleumier, Pierre b. 1904

Wuilleumier, Pierre Jean.

Wuilleumier, Pierre Jean, 1904-1979

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