Livy

Paperback | June 30, 2009

EditorJane D. Chaplin, Christina S. Kraus

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The essays in this volume have been selected and arranged to provide students with an introduction to the historiographial study of the Roman historian Livy. All classics in their own right, the eighteen articles included here work together to present a picture of this creative and acutelyobservant historian writing during the Augustan principate. The editors have provided an introductory guide to previous Livian scholarship, which contextualizes each essay; each is also followed by an addendum providing further context and selected suggestions for further reading.

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The essays in this volume have been selected and arranged to provide students with an introduction to the historiographial study of the Roman historian Livy. All classics in their own right, the eighteen articles included here work together to present a picture of this creative and acutelyobservant historian writing during the Augustan...

Jane D. Chaplin is Professor of Classics at Middlebury College. Christina S. Kraus is Professor of Classics at Yale University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:496 pagesPublished:June 30, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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IntroductionI. Outlook1. T. J. Luce: The Dating of Livy's First Decade2. J. L. Moles: Livy's PrefaceII. Structure3. P. A. Stadter: The Structure of Livy's History4. J. Rich: Structuring Roman History: the Consular Year and the Roman Historical Tradition5. T. J. Luce: Design and Structure in Livy: 5.32-55III. Language and Style6. L. Catin: Comedy, Wit, and Humour in Livy7. P. G. Walsh: Literary Techniques of Livy8. A. H. McDonald: The Style of Livy9. J. E. Phillips: Form and Language in Livy's Triumph NoticesIV. Narrative10. E. Burck: An Introduction to Books 29 and 3011. J. E. Solodow: Livy and the Story of Horatius I.24-2612. A. C. Scafuro: Livy's Comic Narrative of the BacchanaliaV. Cultural History13. W. Liebeschuetz: The Religious Position of Livy's History14. S. R. Joshel: The Body Female and the Body Politic: Livy's Lucretia and Verginia15. A. M. Feldherr: Livy's Revolution: Civic Identity and the Creation of the res publicaVI. Sources and Working Methods16. S. P. Oakley: Livy and his Sources17. J. Briscoe: Livy's Sources and Methods of Composition in Books 31-3318. H. Trankle: Livy and Polybius