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Philological and historical commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXV

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Ammianus Marcellinus.,
    • Rome -- History -- Empire, 284-476 -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-368) and index.

      Other titlesPhilological and historical commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus 25
      Statementby J. den Boeft ... [et al.].
      ContributionsBoeft, J. den.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA6205 .P473 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 415 p. :
      Number of Pages415
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3421468M
      ISBN 109004142142
      LC Control Number2005042195

      Histos 2 He presumably completed the work beforeas at Speaking as an alleged eyewitness, Marcellinus recounts how Theodorus and several others were made to confess their deceit through the use of torture, and cruelly punished. Some thoughts on the length of the lost books of Ammianus.

      In the process he will demonstrate once again the essential, albeit transformed, role of rhetoric in his late antique historiography. In two days, after some initial appearance of success, the futility of the endeavor was proved; but while hope of a crossing was abandoned, the march was not resumed. The similarities between these descriptions are so pronounced that it is difficult to believe that they do not refer to the arrival of the same group of units at Constantinople. Finally, the symbolic role assigned to Julian of representing the power of an Augustus who could not be physically present was one in a longstanding tradition of caesarean responsibilities of which the historian must have been aware In particular they are reluctant fully to accept the case recently made by Barnes and Lenski, inter alios, for his tendentiousness about Jovian, though they occasionally offer evidence in support themselves

      Bitter, op. Here, in their commentary on Book XXIV of the Res Gestae, den Boeft, Drijvers, den Hengst and Teitler do precisely what they have done in their commentaries on Books XX through XXIII: provide every difficult, and many transparent, lines of Ammianus' text with a careful philological gloss, while attending to such major historical problems as can be addressed within the confining parameters of their lemmata. Finally, while it is possible and plausible that Ammianus used venire for evenire, one of the three transmitted cases neque secus venit, Ammianus and Alexandria. They did not allow him to finish the sentence he was speaking.


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Philological and historical commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXV Download PDF Ebook

In that scene, Ammianus takes great pains to encode signs and symbols of the consensus of senior imperial colleague, of the people in this — as in all cases in Ammianus — the army and of divinity in order to Philological and historical commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXV book a solid basis of legitimacy for the young candidate.

Ammianus campaigned in the East twice under Ursicinus. If the historical aspects are not quite as authoritatively covered as the philological ones, they are still very good—and it is much less obvious what the responsibilities of a historical commentary are.

He opens with the pointed urget ratio and twice in the exordium XVI, 12, he voices the typical promise to be brief in his comments. They score a few minor hits at Also as in the others, too little weight is given to the Greek qualities of Ammianus' Latin, which Norden and Willamowitz underscored and on which Barnes has recently insistedand to Ammianus' familiarity with historical traditions that are, so far as we know, exclusively Greek for instance at Ramus 19 Szidat, op.

Silvanus had been forced by the allegedly false accusations of his enemies into proclaiming himself emperor in Gaul. Gnashing their teeth and showing their burning desire for battle by beating their shields with their spears, they begged to be led out against an enemy that was already visible.

Cuius oculos cum uenustate terribiles uultumque excitatius gratum diu multumque contuentes, qui futurus sit, colligebant uelut scrutatis ueteribus libris, quorum lectio per corporum signa pandit animarum interna.

All cited passages are from W.

Philological and Historical Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXV

Experieris, quid miles sub conspectu bellicosi ductoris testisque indiuidui gerendorum, modo adsit superum numen, uiribus efficiet excitatis XVI, 12, Blockley, R. All logical, neat, and easy to use. Hamilton, but this is not properly acknowledged or explained.

Ammianus and the Historia Augusta. Historia 41 Ammianus Marcellinus and the 'rex Alamannorum' Vadomarius. On the other hand, having used the volume under review while teaching Ammianus this term, there are really very few specific points I would wish to dispute: the phrase summa res at Phoenix 49 The new emperor was not only a fool and weakling for surrendering Nisibis to Shapur, he was a boor for hesitating to accept the gift of crown gold from the citizens he was about to wrong so grievously.

Particularly outstanding and significant textual notes come at A4 B57 Blockley, R. Livius Drusus. CQ 57 This weakness is directly related to the last in that it reveals an inability by the authors to distance themselves from the authorial viewpoint.Aug 28,  · Ammianus Marcellinus was the last great Roman historian, continuing the histories of Tacitus from AD 96 down to his own day.

The first thirteen of his thirty-one books are lost: the remainder describe AD - Walter Hamilton translated Plato's Symposium, the Gorgias, Phaedrus and Letters VII and VIII for Penguin Classics.

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Andrew Wallace-Hadrill is Professor of Classics at Reading Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. Title: roman history ammianus marcellinus.

Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Ammianus Marcellinus (/after ) was a fourthcentury Roman historian. His work chronicled in Latin the history of Rome from 96 toalthough only the sections covering the period are extant. Like many ancient historians, Ammianus had a. The Philological and Historical Commentary to Ammianus Marcellinus' Res Gestae is the standard and the only complete commentary on Res galisend.com is of great importance to scholars in Roman history, Latin philology, military history and historiography in general.Pdf commentary is the fifth volume in pdf series of commentaries on the fourth-century historian Ammianus Marcellinus, which continues the commentaries by P.

de Jonge on Books XIV-IXX. In XXIV the Persian expedition of Julian is described, from its successful start until the failure to take the capital Ctesiphon. The commentary deals both with the philological, literary and linguistic problems.Philological and Historical Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXV by Jan Den Boeft,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.Ebook Philological and Historical Commentary to Ammianus Marcellinus' Res Gestae is the standard and the only complete commentary on Res galisend.com is of great importance to scholars in Roman history, Latin philology, military history and historiography in general.