The Histories: Volume 1 (Books i-ii) by Sallust

The Histories: Volume 1 (Books i-ii)

EditorSallustTranslated byPatrick McGushin

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Sallust (86-35 BC) was a historian of major importance, writing at the time of the late Roman Republic. This is the first ever full-length commentary and English translation of one of his major works, the Histories, covering the years 78-67 BC, one of the least well-documented periods of theera. The translation is based on a text freshly examined for the first time since the original edition of 1891-3, and also includes newly discovered material.

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Patrick McGushin is at University of Western Australia.
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Title:The Histories: Volume 1 (Books i-ii)Format:PaperbackDimensions:286 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.71 inPublished:June 1, 1992Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198721404

ISBN - 13:9780198721406

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The aim of the Clarendon Ancient History series is to provide authoritative translations, introductions, and commentaries to a wide range of Greek and Latin texts studied by ancient historians.The book will be of interest to scholars, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates.

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'his book does give us the first complete translation of the fragments of Books 1-2 into any modern language, accompanied by a commentary on a quite ample scale ... M. has thus done a great service, both to advanced scholars, for whom the commentary contains much valuable information on theintricate problems of the fragments, and to students with little or no Latin, to whom M.'s work will make the complete fragments accessible for the first time.'J.W. Rich, University of Nottingham, The Clasical Review, Vol. XLIII, No. 2, 1993