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After the Ides of March

T. P. Wiseman

in Remembering the Roman People: Essays on Late-Republican Politics and Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199239764
eISBN:
9780191716836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239764.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter offers a close reading of the narratives in Nicolaus of Damascus and Appian of the events of 15-19 March 44 BC. It is clear that both were using a well-informed source dependent on ... More


The Neoteric Poets 1 (1978)

R.O.A.M. Lyne

in R. O. A. M. Lyne: Collected Papers on Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203963
eISBN:
9780191708237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203963.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper presents the classic treatment of this loose grouping of poets in the middle of the first century BC, exploring their interrelationship and common poetic themes and forms (especially the ... More


From Confrontation to Integration

Arthur Keaveney

in Rome and the Unification of Italy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675372
eISBN:
9781781385319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675372.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Here are detailed the laws by which citizenship was finally granted to the Italians. However, they sought further concessions and, as a result, became embroiled in the Roman political quarrels of the ... More


Daggers and Dangers (Brutus 1.5, 16.4, 52.1–4, 7–8; 19–20)

G. O. Hutchinson

in Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821717
eISBN:
9780191860928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821717.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The consideration of one specific Life—see ch. 9—is expanded by a look at passages which show density but more briefly than the criteria require, and at a substantial passage which exemplifies ... More


Adolescence and Marriage to Brutus (c.88–78)

Susan Treggiari

in Servilia and her Family

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829348
eISBN:
9780191867927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829348.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Matchmaking was the art of the possible. It was desirable for upper-class girls to be married soon after the onset of puberty. Though of plebeian noble family, M. Iunius Brutus did not come close to ... More


Agents

Robert Appelbaum

in Terrorism Before the Letter: Mythography and Political Violence in England, Scotland, and France 1559–1642

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198745761
eISBN:
9780191808197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745761.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In keeping with the second category of action according to the grammar of motives, terrorist violence is discussed as an action accomplished by an ‘agent’. The concept of literary character is ... More


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