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The World of Tacitus' Dialogus de Oratoribus: Aesthetics and Empire in ...

Christopher S. van den Berg - History - 2014
Coming to terms with the rhetorical arts of antiquity necessarily illuminates our own ideas of public discourse and the habits of speech to which they have led. Tacitus wrote ...
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Roman Eloquence: Rhetoric in Society and Literature

William J. Dominik - History - 2003 - 280 pages
The present volume is part of a general renaissance in the study of rhetoric and bears testimony to a discipline undergoing rapid and exciting change. It draws together ...
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Rhetoric at Rome: A Historical Survey

Professor M L Clarke, M. L. Clarke - History - 2002 - 228 pages
This new edition of M.L. Clarke's 1953 classic study of Roman rhetoric incorporates corrections and a new introduction by D.H. Berry. The bibliography has been substantially ...
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The Teacher in Ancient Rome: The Magister and His World

Lisa Maurice - History - 2013 - 260 pages
The Teacher in Ancient Rome: The Magister and His World by Lisa Maurice investigates a particular aspect of education in ancient Rome, namely the figure of the teacher. After ...
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Plagiarism in Latin Literature

Scott McGill - History - 2012
In response to critics who charged him with plagiarism, Virgil is said to have responded that it was easier to steal Hercules' club than a line from Homer. This was to deny the ...
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The Politics of Desire: Propertius IV

Micaela Janan - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 255 pages
Propertius (ca. 54 b.c.--ca. 2 b.c.) was a Roman poet who composed four compelling books of elegies in the chaotic years surrounding Rome's transition from republic to empire ...
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Catullan Provocations: Lyric Poetry and the Drama of Position

William Fitzgerald - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 319 pages
Restoring to Catullus a provocative power that familiarity has tended to dim, this book argues that Catullus challenges us to think about the nature of lyric in new ways ...
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