Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 12: Greek and Roman Poetry, Greek and Roman Historiography [Hardback]

Francis Cairns (Author); H. Cairns (Editor)

ISBN: 9780905205410 | Published by: Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd | Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs | Volume: 44 | Year of Publication: 2005 | Language: English 344p,

Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 12


This collection of fourteen papers focuses on Classical poetry and historiography, with contributions coming from scholars from all over the UK and America. Contents: Greek and Roman Poetry: The Pleasures of the Ancient Text, or The Pleasure of Poetry from Plato to Plutarch ( David Konstan ); The Eschatology of the Epitaphs in the New Posidippus Papyrus ( M W Dickie ); The Legal and Social Framework of Plautus' Cistellaria ( Peter G McC Brown ); The Ancient Etymology of Carmen ( Alex Hardie ); Etymologising and the Structure of Argument in Lucretius Book 1 ( Robert Maltby ); Teucer's Imperium (Horace Odes 1.7.27) ( W Jeffrey Tatum ); Hercules and Augustus in Propertius 4.9 ( S J Harrison ); Elegy after the Elegists: from Opposition to Assent ( Gianpiero Rosati ); 'Toto notus in orbe'? The Epigrams of Martial and the Tradition of the Carmina Latina Epigraphica ( Alfredo Mario Morelli ); Hannibal at Gades: Silius Italicus 3.1-60 ( B J Gibson ); Problems of Text and Interpretation in Juvenal Satire 6 ( Frederick Williams ). Greek and Roman Historiography: The Aristeia of Brasidas: Thucydides' Presentation of Events at Pylos and Amphipolis ( J Gordon Howie ); Concluding Narratives: Looking to the End in Classical Historiography ( John Marincola ); Textual Notes on Tacitus' Annals ( A J Woodman ).

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