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Livy

Author: Jane D Chaplin; Christina Shuttleworth Kraus
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Oxford readings in classical studies.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eighteen important recent essays on the work of Livy, which together present a picture of this creative and acutely observant historian writing during the Augustan principate. An Introduction  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Livy.; Titus Livius; Titus Livius; Livy.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane D Chaplin; Christina Shuttleworth Kraus
ISBN: 9780199286331 0199286337 9780199286348 0199286345
OCLC Number: 310154629
Description: x, 523 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / J.D. Chaplin and C.S. Kraus --
I. Outlook --
1. The dating of Livy's first decade / T.J. Luce --
2. Livy's preface / J.L. Moles --
II. Structure --
3. The structure of Livy's history / P.A. Stadter --
4. Structuring Roman history : the consular year and the Roman historical tradition / J. Rich --
5. Design and Structure in Livy : 5.32-55 / T.J. Luce --
III. Language and style --
6. Comedy, wit, and humour in Livy / L. Catin --
7. The literary techniques of Livy / P.G. Walsh --
8. The style of Livy / A.H. McDonald --
9. Form and language in Livy's triumph notices / J.E. Phillips --
IV. Narrative --
10. An introduction to Books 29 and 30 / E. Burck --
11. Livy and the story of Horatius I.24-26 / J.B. Solodow --
12. Livy's comic narrative of the Bacchanalia / A.C. Scafuro --
V. Cultural history --
13. The religious position of Livy's history / W. Liebeschuetz --
14. The body female and the body politic : Livy's Lucretia and Verginia / S.R. Joshel --
15. Livy's revolution : civic identity and the creation of the Res Publica / A.M. Feldherr --
VI. Sources and working methods --
16. Livy and his sources / S.P. Oakley --
17. Livy's sources and methods of composition in Books 31-33 / J. Briscoe --
18. Livy and Polybius / H. Trankle --
Major editions of the text of Livy.
Series Title: Oxford readings in classical studies.
Responsibility: edited by Jane D. Chaplin and Christina S. Kraus.
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