Literary Texts and the Roman Historian

1st Edition

David Potter

Routledge
Published February 11, 1999
Reference - 232 Pages
ISBN 9780415088961 - CAT# RU11177
Series: Approaching the Ancient World

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Summary

Literary Texts and the Roman Historian looks at literary texts from the Roman Empire which depict actual events. It examines the ways in which these texts were created, disseminated and read.
Beside covering the major Roman historical authors such as Livy and Tacitus, he also considers the contributions of authors in other genres like:
* Cicero
* Lucian
* Aulus Gellius.
Literary Texts and the Roman Historian provides an accessible and concise introduction to the complexities of Roman historiography.

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