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A companion to Julius Caesar

A companion to Julius Caesar

Author: Miriam T Griffin
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2015.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world., Ancient history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

A Companion to Julius Caesar examines the great man and great polarizing figure from a variety of illuminating perspectives: military genius, ruthless tyrant, brilliant politician, first  Read more...


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Named Person: Julius Caesar; Cayo Julio César
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam T Griffin
ISBN: 9781119025573 1119025575
OCLC Number: 1026070242
Description: xix, 512 p. : il. ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of Figures viii Notes on Contributors x Preface xvi Reference Works: Abbreviated Titles xviii 1 Introduction 1 Part I Biography: Narrative 9 2 From the Iulii to Caesar 11 Ernst Badian 3 Caesar as a Politician 23 Erich S. Gruen 4 The Proconsular Years: Politics at a Distance 37 John T. Ramsey 5 The Dictator 57 Jane F. Gardner 6 The Assassination 72 Andrew Lintott Part II Biography: Themes 83 7 General and Imperialist 85 Nathan Rosenstein 8 Caesar and Religion 100 David Wardle 9 Friends, Associates, and Wives 112 Catherine Steel 10 Caesar the Man 126 Jeremy Paterson 11 Caesar as an Intellectual 141 Elaine Fantham Part III Caesar s Extant Writings 157 12 Bellum Gallicum 159 Christina S. Kraus 13 Bellum Civile 175 Kurt Raaflaub 14 The Continuators: Soldiering On 192 Ronald Cluett Part IV Caesar s Reputation at Rome 207 15 Caesar s Political and Military Legacy to the Roman Emperors 209 Barbara Levick 16 Augustan and Tiberian Literature 224 Mark Toher 17 Neronian Literature: Seneca and Lucan 239 Matthew Leigh 18 The First Biographers: Plutarch and Suetonius 252 Christopher Pelling 19 The Roman Historians after Livy 267 Luke Pitcher 20 The First Emperor: The View of Late Antiquity 277 Timothy Barnes 21 The Irritating Statues and Contradictory Portraits of Julius Caesar 288 Paul Zanker Part V Caesar s Place in History 315 22 The Middle Ages 317 Almut Suerbaum 23 Empire, Eloquence, and Military Genius: Renaissance Italy 335 Martin McLaughlin 24 Some Renaissance Caesars 356 Carol Clark 25 Shakespeare s Julius Caesar and the Dramatic Tradition 371 Julia Griffin 26 The Enlightenment 399 Thomas Biskup 27 Caesar and the Two Napoleons 410 Claude Nicolet 28 Republicanism, Caesarism, and Political Change 418 Nicholas Cole 29 Caesar for Communists and Fascists 431 Luciano Canfora 30 A Twenty-First-Century Caesar 441 Maria Wyke Bibliography 456 Index 492
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world., Ancient history.
Responsibility: edited by Miriam Griffin.


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Those seeking answers to [Caesar s] place in the world as hero or villain will not find the answer in these pages. Instead, they will find this book adds illumination toward that decision, which must Read more...

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