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The histories

Author: Sallust; Patrick McGushin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992-<1994>
Series: Clarendon ancient history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sallust (86-35 BC) was a historian of major importance, writing at the time of the late Roman Republic. This is the first full-length commentary and English translation of one of his major works, the Histories, covering the years 78-67 BC--one of the most poorly documented periods of the era. The translation is based on a fresh examination of the text and also includes newly-discovered material with a bearing on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sallust; Patrick McGushin
ISBN: 0198721412 9780198721413 0198721404 9780198721406 0198721439 9780198721437
OCLC Number: 24695165
Language Note: Translated from the Latin P. McGushin.
Notes: Translation of: Historiae.
Description: volumes <1-2> ; 22 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Books 1-2.
Series Title: Clarendon ancient history series.
Other Titles: Historiae.
Responsibility: Sallust ; translated with introduction and commentary by Patrick McGushin.
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A commentary and translation of Sallust's "Histories". One of his major works, it covers the years 78-67 BC, one of the least well documented periods of the era. This edition reflects recent research  Read more...

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