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Historia Augusta Papers
     

Historia Augusta Papers

by Ronald Syme
 

This volume brings together fifteen studies written since 1972 on the notorious Historia Augusta. Syme advances the theory, supported by computer evidence, that the papers are the work of only one person, rather than six as they purport, and that they were written considerably later than the reigns of Diocletian and Constantine. He argues that, taken as a whole,

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This volume brings together fifteen studies written since 1972 on the notorious Historia Augusta. Syme advances the theory, supported by computer evidence, that the papers are the work of only one person, rather than six as they purport, and that they were written considerably later than the reigns of Diocletian and Constantine. He argues that, taken as a whole, the papers are a work of "fictional history" and constitute an elaborate and erudite hoax.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198148531
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/01/1983
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.75(d)

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