Roman Studies

Roman Studies

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The scholarship of T. P. Wiseman on the late Roman Republic is remarkable in combining vivid and detailed historical insight into the social, political and topographical realities of that period with a sympathetic understanding of late Republican literature, particularly the poetry of Catullus. Roman Studies contains twenty-eight of his major periodical contributions up to 1983, and published for the first time 'The Masters of Sirmio', which explores the economic, political and literary associations of the great villa on Lake Garda associated with the family of Catullus.the elections for the following year because of the prevailing anarchy and bloodshed. ... 0 In th? following season, however, his carelessness was responsible for the perilous attack of the Sugambri on the camp at Aduatuca. ... This sorry episode betrays blatant ingratitude for Ciceroa#39;s careful efforts on his brothera#39;s behalf six years before, and it is to Caesara#39;s credit ... 12 Fam. 11, 6 (to Curio, asking for his support). Cicero went to Kavenna to sec Caesar late in 53 : Caesar wanted Caeliusanbsp;...

Title:Roman Studies
Author:Timothy Peter Wiseman
Publisher:Francis Cairns - 1987


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