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.See more details below

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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)

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