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Tacitus and Women’s Usurpation of Power

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...The women of Tacitus’ Annales have been dissected, reassembled, and analyzed from psychological, literary, and dramatic perspectives. For a bibliography on women in Tacitus (hereinafter T.), see K. Gilmartin Wallace, ANRW 2.33.5 (1992...

Cicero, On the Republic

Democratic Moments : Reading Democratic Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In no other state than that in which supreme power belongs to the people can liberty find any place to dwell – and surely nothing can ever be sweeter than liberty. But liberty, if it is not equal, is not actually liberty. But how can...

Theology as a Historiographic Tool in Dionysius of Halicarnassus

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume I : Ancient and Medieval Traditions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...How did ancient historians decide which “myths” Earlier versions of this paper were delivered at the Ancient History Sub-Faculty Graduate Work-in Progress seminar in Oxford (29 January 2009) and at the Classical Association Annual...

Counterfactual History

lkka Lähteenmäki

Ilkka Lähteenmäki is Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oulu, Finland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essays on Theory, Method and Historiography

...Introduction Counterfactual history is about what did not happen. It is an exploration of non-actualized scenarios in an attempt to understand what in fact happened in the past. In their most simple form, counterfactual statements...

Livy

Jane D. Chaplin

Jane Chaplin is James I. Armstrong Professor of Classics at Middlebury College, VT, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classic Texts in Context

...Introduction The extract offered here consists of two key parts of Livy’s monumental history of Rome: the Preface to the whole and a crucial turning point in the Second Punic War, his narrative of the Romans’ life-or-death combat...