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Download PDF by David Braund: Augustus to Nero (Routledge Revivals): A Sourcebook on Roman

By David Braund

ISBN-10: 1138781894

ISBN-13: 9781138781894

ISBN-10: 1138781908

ISBN-13: 9781138781900

The years from the conflict of Actium to the demise of Nero stand on the very center of Roman background. but the assets of this key interval, fairly the inscriptions, papyri and cash, are usually not comfortably obtainable. an important new discoveries stay buried in discovered periodicals, and now that the research of the traditional global is frequent between these with out Latin and Greek, the shortcoming of translations is proving a major handicap.


Augustus to Nero, first released in 1985, comprises quite a few texts not just for college kids of conventional political heritage, but in addition of these attracted to social and fiscal heritage. An introductory essay establishes a extensive methodological framework during which each one textual content might be understood. the focal point all through is on much less recognized literary proof: for instance, the numerous poetry of Crinagoras and Calpurnius Siculus. Inaccessible assets are right here gathered and translated: short notes are provided to assist the reader.

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