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Caesar's calendar : ancient time and the beginnings of history

Author: Denis C Feeney
Publisher: Berkeley : Univ. of California Press, 2008.
Series: Sather classical lectures, 65.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : English : 2. printView all editions and formats

Investigates time and its contours as described by the ancient Romans, first as Rome positioned itself in relation to Greece and then as it exerted its influence as a major world power. This book  Read more...


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Material Type: Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Denis C Feeney
ISBN: 9780520251199 0520251199
OCLC Number: 635196018
Description: XIV, 372 Seiten.
Contents: List of Illustrations Preface Introduction 1. Synchronizing Times I: Greece and Rome 2. Synchronizing Times II: West and East, Sicily and the Orient 3. Transitions from Myth into History I: The Foundations of the City 4. Transitions from Myth into History II: Ages of Gold and Iron 5. Years, Months, and Days I: Eras and Anniversaries 6. Years, Months, and Days II: The Grids of the Fasti Epilogue Notes Bibliography General Index Index Locorum
Series Title: Sather classical lectures, 65.
Responsibility: Denis Feeney.


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"As [Feeney's] excellent book [underlines], the most lasting achievement of Caesar was... the calendar that is still used, throughout the west."--New York Review of Books

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