Myth, History And Culture In Republican Rome: Studies in Honour of T.P. Wiseman David Braund

ISBN: 9780859896627

Published: January 1st 2003

Hardcover

336 pages


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Myth, History And Culture In Republican Rome: Studies in Honour of T.P. Wiseman  by  David Braund

Myth, History And Culture In Republican Rome: Studies in Honour of T.P. Wiseman by David Braund
January 1st 2003 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 336 pages | ISBN: 9780859896627 | 4.65 Mb

In this collection of essays, an international team of outstanding scholars engage with the ideas and methods of Professor Peter Wisemans past and present work. They provide a sustained response to the work of one of the most widely respected RomanMoreIn this collection of essays, an international team of outstanding scholars engage with the ideas and methods of Professor Peter  Wisemans past and present work.  They provide a sustained response to the work of one of the most widely respected Roman historians of this generation.The contributions range over myth (Corialanus and Remus), the interplay between historiography, literature and myth-making (on Cleopatra, for instance), and art and story-telling at Boscoreale.  They explore Roman drama (Pacuvius) and links between drama and Virgils Aeneid- they discuss Catullus in Bithynia and Cicero on Greek and Roman culture.Professor Wiseman has been at the forefront of innovative research in Roman history, historiography, literature in context, drama and myth, for many years.  His work is marked by the combination of a powerful historical imagination with an acute sense of the limitations of our knowledge and of the need to negotiate with the complexity of our sources.



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