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Author Barnes, Christopher L. H.

Title Images and insults : ancient historiography and the outbreak of the Tarentine War / L.H. Christopher Barnes.

Published Stuttgart : Steiner, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  937.03 BARN    AVAILABLE
Physical description 168 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Historia. Einzelschriften, 0341-0056 ; Heft 187
Historia (Wiesbaden, Germany). Einzelschriften ; Heft 187.
Contents Bellum Tarentinum or Bellum Pyrrhicum : Polybius, Ennius, and the search for kernels of truth -- Outrage and Inventio : Dionysius of Halicarnassus. Philonides and the fabrication of 'truth' ; Meton : the fear factor ; The question of authorship -- Plutarch : the consequences of pyrrhocentricity -- The Livian tradition I : the Peroichae, Valerius Maximus, and Florus. The Periochae of Livy ; Valerius Maximus ; Florus -- The Livian tradition? : Appian. Philocharis : the 'lover of favor' ; A certain Philonides : the reproach lover returns? -- Cassius Dio : new Exempla and Meton's final appearance -- The Livian tradition II : Eutropius and Orosius -- Zonaras : Inventio and Epitome -- Historiography and the causes of the 'just' war.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Subject Rome -- History -- Republic, 510-265 B.C.
Rome -- Relations -- Italy -- Taranto.
Taranto (Italy) -- Relations -- Rome.
Rome -- Historiography.
ISBN 3515086897 (pbk.)
9783515086899 (pbk.)