Clio and the Poets: Augustan Poetry and the Traditions of Ancient Historiography by David Levene, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Clio and the Poets: Augustan Poetry and the Traditions of Ancient Historiography

Clio and the Poets: Augustan Poetry and the Traditions of Ancient Historiography

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by David Levene
     
 

In this book seventeen leading scholars examine the interaction between historiography and poetry in the Augustan age: how poets drew on — or reacted against — historians’ presentation of the world, and how, conversely, historians transformed poetic themes for their own ends.

Overview

In this book seventeen leading scholars examine the interaction between historiography and poetry in the Augustan age: how poets drew on — or reacted against — historians’ presentation of the world, and how, conversely, historians transformed poetic themes for their own ends.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004117822
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/26/2001
Series:
Mnemosyne, Supplements Series, #224
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

D.S. Levene, Ph.D. (1989) in Classics, University of Oxford, is Professor of Latin Language and Literature at the University of Leeds. He has published a variety of works on Latin historiography and rhetoric, including Religion in Livy (Brill, 1993).
D.P. Nelis, Ph.D. (1988) in Classics, Queen's University of Belfast, is Professor of Latin at Trinity College Dublin. He is the author of Vergil and Apollonius: the Aeneid and the Argonautica (Leeds 2001).

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