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Sallust: The War Against Jugurtha

Sallust: The War Against Jugurtha

Catalina Balmaceda and M. Comber

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686375
eISBN:
9781800342750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686375.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Roman historian C. Sallustius Crispus, better known as Sallust, wrote about the war against the Numidian king Jugurtha. For Sallust, the Jugurthine War revealed the problems of the Republic at ... More

The 'Old Oligarch'The Constitution of the Athenians Attributed to Xenophon

The 'Old Oligarch': The Constitution of the Athenians Attributed to Xenophon

J. L. Marr and P. J. Rhodes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687761
eISBN:
9781800342804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687761.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

'Old Oligarch' is a label often applied to the unknown author of the Athenian Constitution preserved with the works of Xenophon. Probably written in the mid-420s B.C., it is the earliest surviving ... More

William of Newburgh: The History of English AffairsBook 2

William of Newburgh: The History of English Affairs: Book 2

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684739
eISBN:
9781800342828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684739.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The History of English Affairs, covering the years 1066-1197, was written at the close of the twelfth century and has been described as being “both in substance and in form... the finest historical ... More

Tacitus: Annals V and VI

Tacitus: Annals V and VI

Ronald Martin

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687211
eISBN:
9781800342798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687211.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Books V and VI of Tacitus' Annals, when complete, carried the narrative of Tiberius' reign from AD 29 to 37. Unfortunately most of Book V has been lost, and, with it, Tacitus' account of the ... More

Appian: Wars of the Romans in Iberia

Appian: Wars of the Romans in Iberia

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687198
eISBN:
9781800342880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687198.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Appian wrote his Roman History in the second century AD as a series of books arranged geographically to chronicle the rise of the Roman Empire. His Iberike, of which this is the first translation ... More

William of Newburgh: The History of English AffairsBook 1

William of Newburgh: The History of English Affairs: Book 1

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856683053
eISBN:
9781800342835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856683053.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The History of English Affairs, covering the years 1066–1198, was written at the close of the twelfth century and has been described as being “both in substance and in form... the finest historical ... More

Xenophon: Hellenika II.3.11 - IV.2.8

Xenophon: Hellenika II.3.11 - IV.2.8

Peter Krentz

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686429
eISBN:
9781800343245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686429.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The second part of the Hellenika, covering the decade after the end of the Peloponnesian War, is Xenophon at his best. It unfolds in a series of discrete, often dramatic, episodes: The Thirty at ... More

Thucydides: History Book III

Thucydides: History Book III

P. J. Rhodes (ed.)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856685392
eISBN:
9781800343221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856685392.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is a continuation of Thucydides' books on the Archidamian War, providing an introduction (on Thucydides' history and on the Peloponnesian War), Greek text with selective critical apparatus ... More

Plutarch: The Malice of Herodotos

Plutarch: The Malice of Herodotos

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856685682
eISBN:
9781800343191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856685682.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Malice of Herodotus can perhaps best be described as the world's earliest known book review. But it is much more than that, for in the course of 'correcting' with considerable vituperation what ... More

Greek Orators VI: Apollodorus Against Nearia[Demosthenes] 59

Greek Orators VI: Apollodorus Against Nearia: [Demosthenes] 59

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856685262
eISBN:
9781800342774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856685262.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Rational persuasion and appeal to an audience's emotions are elements of most literature, but they are found in their purest form in oratory. The speeches written by the Greek Orators for delivery in ... More

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