From the Gracchi to Nero: a history of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68, Teil 68
Methuen, 1982 - 500 Seiten
The standard textbook for the central period of Roman history. Covers the decline and fall of the Republic and the establishment of the Pax Romana under the early Principate.
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Three of them are 'consolationes' to the bereaved: that to Claudius' freedman
Polybius on the loss of his brother, written during Seneca's exile, is full of flattery
of both Polybius and the emperor; that addressed to his mother Helvia is more ...
But between Seneca's teaching and his life there seems such discrepancy that to
some he appears as unduly morally complacent and to others as a loathsome
hypocrite. How could the millionaire who flattered Polybius, showed such spite to
On the suasoriae of the elder Seneca (see p. 351 abovejcf. L. A. Sussman, The
Elder Seneca (1978). J. Fairweather, Seneca the Elder (1981). [p. 350] 7. seneca.
For a consideration of some recent work on Seneca see A. Garzetti, From ...
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One of the clearest, most balanced accounting of the Roman Republican period I have read. Scullard was able to summarize the scholarship and give fair treatment to various interpretations without ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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From the Gracchi to Nero: A History of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68
Howard Hayes Scullard
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1982