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Ammianus Marcellinus and the representation of historical reality

Author: Timothy David Barnes
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1998
Series: Cornell studies in classical philology, 56
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Barnes explores the historian's biases and personal prejudices, documenting seemingly intentional distortions and demonstrating that Ammianus advanced a pessimistic and anti-Christian interpretation  Read more...

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Named Person: Ammianus Marcellinus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy David Barnes
ISBN: 0801435269 9780801435263
OCLC Number: 472190049
Description: xiv, 290 p.
Series Title: Cornell studies in classical philology, 56

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"Barne's investigations are a forceful reminder that alert skepticism is always needed when reading Ammianus."-Michael Whitby, University of Warwick. The Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, Read more...

 
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