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  • The Historians of Ancient Rome

    An Anthology of the Major Writings, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Ronald Mellor

    The Historians of Ancient Rome is the most comprehensive collection of ancient sources for Roman history available in a single English volume. After a general introduction on Roman historical writing, extensive passages from more than a dozen Greek and Roman historians and biographers trace…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • The Roman Historians

    By Ronald Mellor

    The Romans' devotion to their past pervades almost every aspect of their culture. But the clearest image of how the Romans wished to interpret their past is found in their historical writings. This book examines in detail the major Roman historians:* Sallust* Livy* Tacitus* Ammianusas well as the…

    Paperback – 1998-12-03

  • Tacitus

    By Ronald Mellor

    The histories of Roman senator Cornelius Tacitus constitute the most influential examination of tyranny, political behavior and public morality from the classical age. For centuries these portraits of courageous martyrs to freedom, of paranoid tyrants, and of sycophantic flatteres and informers…

    Paperback – 1994-11-02

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