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Silius' Influences

Claire Stocks

in The Roman Hannibal: Remembering the Enemy in Silius Italicus' Punica

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380284
eISBN:
9781781387252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380284.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the relationship between SiliusItalicus’ Punica and its main historigraphic influence: Livy's Ab Urbe Condita. The focus is primarily on Livy's third decade, which covers the ... More


Virtus in Livy

Catalina Balmaceda

in Virtus Romana: Politics and Morality in the Roman Historians

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635125
eISBN:
9781469635132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635125.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Chapter 3 discusses how the categories set up in his preface – vita et mores – played a key role throughout the narrative of the history of Rome in his Ab Urbe Condita. The numerous uses of virtus in ... More


Livy, Pestilentia, and the Pathologies of Class Strife

Hunter H. Gardner

in Pestilence and the Body Politic in Latin Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198796428
eISBN:
9780191837708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796428.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Accounts of pestilence in the historical record help us understand those assumptions about the effects of disease that inform both the creation of the plague narrative and its reception among Roman ... More


Introduction

John-Mark Philo

in An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Introduction offers an outline of Livy’s life, classical reputation, and particular style of historiography. The study is then situated amid the major recent works on Classical Reception and ... More


Virgil’s Roman chronography: A reconsideration

Nicholas Horsfall

in Fifty Years at the Sibyl's Heels: Selected Papers on Virgil and Rome

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198863861
eISBN:
9780191896187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863861.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The paper considers the significance and unique character in the Aeneid of the number 333. The paper traces in some detail the chronological outline of sources on the date for the foundation of Rome ... More


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