Caesar's Calendar: Ancient Time and the Beginnings of History / Edition 1

Caesar's Calendar: Ancient Time and the Beginnings of History / Edition 1

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by Denis Feeney
     
 


"Among the many great strengths of Feeney's Caesar's Calendar are the ease and elegance with which the author makes an enormous amount of specialized material accessible to a wide audience and engages strikingly with ancient and modern science and non-classical cultural studies as well as with current trends in classical scholarship."—DonaldSee more details below

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"Among the many great strengths of Feeney's Caesar's Calendar are the ease and elegance with which the author makes an enormous amount of specialized material accessible to a wide audience and engages strikingly with ancient and modern science and non-classical cultural studies as well as with current trends in classical scholarship."—Donald Mastronarde, author of Euripides: Medea

"Extraordinarily ambitious and brilliantly realized."—Ellen Oliensis, author of Horace and the Rhetoric of Authority

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520251199
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
06/04/2007
Series:
Sather Classical Lectures Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)

Meet the Author

Denis Feeney is Giger Professor of Latin at Princeton University and was the 2004 Sather Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley. His books include Literature and Religion at Rome: Cultures, Contexts, and Beliefs (1998) and The Gods in Epic: Poets and Critics of the Classical Tradition (1991).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface

Introduction

1. Synchronizing Times I: Greece and Rome
2. Synchronizing Times II: West and East, Sicily and the Orient
3. Transitions from Myth into History I: The Foundations of the City
4. Transitions from Myth into History II: Ages of Gold and Iron
5. Years, Months, and Days I: Eras and Anniversaries
6. Years, Months, and Days II: The Grids of the Fasti

Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
General
Index

Index Locorum

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