Corolla Cosmo Rodewald

Corolla Cosmo Rodewald

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Cosmo Rodewald, who died in 2002, was Senior Lecturer in the History Department at Manchester University. This collection of essays is offered by former colleagues, pupils and admirers of Cosmo, as a 'garland to his memory'. Their writings range across the Greek and Roman worlds: Xenophon the Rhetor (Anthony Keen), The Rein and the Spur, Theopomus and Ephorus (David Whitehead), The Episode of Sphodrias as a source for Spartan Social History (Stephen Hodkinson), Plato's Anachronisms (John Graham), The Phokian Hierosylia at Delphi: Quantities and Consequences (John Davies), Q. Fabius Pictor: was he an annalist? (Simon Northwood), Polybius, Livy and the Disaster in the Macedonian House (John Briscoe), Sejanus: his fall (Anthony Birley), Observations on the inner faces of some auxiliary diplomas from the reign of Antoninus Pius (Paul Holder), Notes on Ammianus Marcellinus XVIII (Robin Seager), Arthur, Joshua and the Israelites: history and its purposes in early ninth-century Wales (Nick Higham); and biographical and tributary papers by Alastar Jackson, Nick Sekunda and Victor Sayer.Then the problem becomes more complex, encompassing a variety of fundamental questions about the origin and development of ... Roman Historians, and again at the Ancient History Seminar at the University of Oxford in November 2003.

Title:Corolla Cosmo Rodewald
Author:Nick Sekunda
Publisher:Akanthina - 2007


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