The Early Roman History of the Greek scholar Dionysius of Halicarnassus which is of enormous importance for Roman historians and scholars working on Greek intellectual culture, cultural identity, and Greek views of Roman power. This book, the first volume of four, makes this important work accessible to scholars and students for the first time since the 19th cent. It features the only available modern translation of this work, for which the entire Greek text has been completely and carefully revised, the only available, up-to-date comprehensive evaluation of Dionysius' work and thought within the cultural and historical context of his time, including a guide to the interpretation of his narrative of the Romans and Roman power and a (re-)assessment of the historical value of the Early Roman History. A commentary on the text provide further information on historical events, cultural practices, Dionysius' narrative technique and textual-critical problems.
|Translated title of the contribution
|Dionysius of Halicarnassus: early Roman history
|Place of Publication
|Number of pages
|Published - 12 Aug 2014
|Bibliothek der griechischen Literatur