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Publisher: Cambridge University Press (September 24, 2009)
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No box of Latin literature has been extra remodeled over the past couple of many years than that of the Roman historians. Narratology, a brand new receptiveness to intertextuality, and a re-thinking of the connection among literature and its political contexts have ensured that the works of historians comparable to Livy, Sallust, and Tacitus may be learn as texts with an analogous curiosity and class as they're used as assets. during this publication, subject matters crucial to the whole culture, comparable to conceptions of time, characterization, and depictions of politics and the gods, are taken care of synoptically, whereas different essays spotlight the works of much less common historians, reminiscent of Curtius Rufus and Ammianus Marcellinus. a last part specializes in the wealthy reception historical past of Roman historiography, from the traditional Greek historians of Rome to the 20th century. An appendix bargains a chronological record of the traditional historians of Rome.