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Author Woodman, A. J. (Anthony John), 1945-

Title From poetry to history : selected papers / A.J. Woodman
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 446 pages)
Summary This volume focuses on Latin poetry and historiography from the mid-first century BC to the early second century AD. Most of the chapters represent close readings of individual poems or passages of text. The authors principally featured are Catullus, Horace, and especially Tacitus, but there are also treatments of Cicero, Virgil, Livy, Augustus' Res Gestae, Velleius, and the younger Pliny. The volume includes four chapters not previously published, as well as an epilogue which discusses some of the issues raised
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Historical poetry, Latin -- History and criticism.
Historiography -- Rome.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191804649 ebook