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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

Cicero: Verrines II.I

Cicero: Verrines II.I

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682537
eISBN:
9781800343085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682537.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Cicero's first major triumph was the prosecution of Caius Verres for misgovernment in Sicily. This speech was given in the second part of the trial and shows the development of Cicero's rhetoric. ... More

Greek Orators III: IsocratesPanegyricus and To Nicocles

Greek Orators III: Isocrates: Panegyricus and To Nicocles

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684142
eISBN:
9781800342866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684142.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Two contrasting works, both in style and content, illustrate the versatility of Isocrates, the most accomplished writer of polished periodic Greek prose. The Panegyricus is a patriotic work of ... 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

Plutarch: Lives of Aristeides and Cato

Plutarch: Lives of Aristeides and Cato

David Sansone

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684210
eISBN:
9781800342811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684210.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Plutarch's Lives have always attracted a large number of admirers, particularly because of his pragmatic concern with ethics and politics. But Plutarch intended his Lives to be read in pairs, an ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 I-II.3.10

Xenophon: Hellenika I-II.3.10

Peter Krentz

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684647
eISBN:
9781800343252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684647.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Peloponnesian War, according to Thucydides, was the result of the growth of Athenian power. Beginning with the battle of Abydos in 411, this edition covers the Ionian or Dekeleian War, whose end ... 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

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