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  • Dee, Nicholas M. (2017-04-11)
    In Tacitus’ treatment of the various military conflicts of 69-70 CE, the military oath of allegiance (sacramentum) assumes tremendous significance throughout. The historian pointedly begins his narrative with Galba’s failure ...

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  • Abosso, Daniel H (2015-04-27)
    Of all the Biblical epics that survive from antiquity, Claudius Marius Victor’s Alethia, a poem based on Genesis and written in Gaul in the fifth century, is one of the more obscure and difficult. The poem was never part ...

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  • Norgard, Amy Lynn (2015-07-08)
    This study observes Horace’s Satires (Book 1 published c. 36-35 BCE, and Book 2 c. 30 BCE) through a lens of the body’s senses and organs involved in perception (eyes, ears, noses, mouths, hands, and tongues). Horace ...

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  • Weaire, Gavin Allen (2000)
    Perhaps the greatest cliche of writing on historiography is that historians exercise selectivity in choosing the events to incorporate into their narratives. But it is rare for a work on an ancient historian to take that ...

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  • Trzaskoma, Stephen Michael (1998)
    Longus' pastoral romance is one of only five complete and extant pieces of extended fiction from antiquity, which form a genre now regularly referred to as the Ancient Novel. Book 3 (of 4) is pivotal in many ways for ...

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