By Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Earnest Cary

ISBN-10: 0674994272

ISBN-13: 9780674994270

Dionysius of Halicarnassus was once born prior to fifty three BCE and went to Italy ahead of 29 BCE. He taught rhetoric in Rome whereas learning the Latin language, accumulating fabric for a background of Rome, and writing. His Roman Antiquities started to appear in 7 BCE. Dionysius states that his items in writing heritage have been to thrill fans of noble deeds and to pay off the advantages he had loved in Rome. yet he wrote additionally to reconcile Greeks to Roman rule. Of the 20 books of Roman Antiquities (from the earliest instances to 264 BCE) we have now the 1st nine whole; such a lot of 10 and eleven; and later extracts and an epitome of the total. Dionysius studied the easiest to be had literary resources (mainly annalistic and different historians) and doubtless a few public files. His paintings and that of Livy are our purely non-stop and distinctive self sufficient narratives of early Roman historical past. Dionysius used to be writer additionally of essays on literature overlaying rhetoric, Greek oratory, Thucydides, and the way to mimic the simplest types in literature. The Loeb Classical Library publishes a two-volume variation of the severe essays; the variation of Roman Antiquities is in seven volumes.

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