A Companion to Tacitus (Innbundet)

Serie: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 618
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
ISBN/EAN: 9781405190329
Omtale: A Companion to Tacitus
A Companion to Tacitus brings much needed clarity and accessibility to the notoriously difficult language and yet indispensable historical accounts of Tacitus. The companion provides both a broad introduction and showcases new theoretical approaches that enrich our understanding of this complex author. * Tacitus is one of the most important Roman historians of his time, as well as a great literary stylist, whose work is characterized by his philosophy of human nature * Encourages interdisciplinary discussion intended to engage scholars beyond Classics including philosophy, cultural studies, political science, and literature * Showcases new theoretical approaches that enrich our understanding of this complex author * Clarifies and explains the notoriously difficult language of Tacitus * Written and designed to prepare a new generation of scholars to examine for themselves the richness of Tacitean thought * Includes contributions from a broad range of established international scholars and rising stars in the field

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