Citations with the tag: TACITUS, Cornelius, 56-117

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  • RENDERING CAESAR: THOUGHTS ON THE TRANSLATION INTO ENGLISH OF N P VAN WYK LOUW'S GERMANICUS.
    Claassen, J.-M. // Akroterion; 2006, Vol. 51, p57 

    This paper discusses its author's attempt to translate into English the verse drama Germanicus by the Afrikaans poet NP Van Wyk Louw, which is based on Tacitus' Annales 1-3. After a general discussion of translation theory and of Louw's theories relating to the classical tradition, the paper...

  • SIR HENRY SAVILE'S TRANSLATION OF TACITUS AND THE POLITICAL INTERPRETATION OF ELIZABETHAN TEXTS.
    Womersley, David // Review of English Studies; Aug91, Vol. 42 Issue 167, p313 

    Discusses Henry Savile's 17th-century English translations of the works of the Latin works of Tacitus. Account of how and where Savile's translation supports what seems to have been the political strategy of the Earl of Essex in the early 1590s; Vision of politics promulgated by Savile;...

  • Found in Translation.
    RAPHAEL, FREDERIC // Commentary; Sep2011, Vol. 132 Issue 2, p76 

    The article reviews the book "A Most Dangerous Book," by Christopher Krebs.

  • Surviving Poison Hemlock.
    Stivala, Joan // Melbourne Historical Journal; 2013, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p81 

    The article discusses philosopher and politician Lucius Annaeus Seneca's attempted suicide by the ingestion of hemlock. The author investigates why the hemlock failed to kill Seneca. It is suggested that while the dose used may have been too diluted to be lethal, it is more likely that a...

  • FiNdiNG THE CHRiST iN HiS ApOSTLES.
    HSiA CHANG, MARiA // New Oxford Review; Dec2013, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p24 

    The article focuses on the quest for Jesus Christ and his apostles. It states that the search for the historical Jesus has two problem of historical sources such as the three Synoptic Gospels and historians of the time. It notes that Tacitus, Josephus, and Suetonius are the three most...

  • Tacitus the Epic Successor: Virgil, Lucan, and the Narrative of Civil War in the Histories. Mnemosyne Supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin Language and Literature, 345.
    Bartera, Salvador // Bryn Mawr Classical Review; May2013, p17 

    No abstract available.

  • SHAKESPEAREAN DEBT TO TACITUS' HISTORIES.
    Benario, Herbert W. // Notes & Queries; Jun2008, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p202 

    The article presents an analysis of the literary influence of the book "Histories" by Cornelius Tacitus on the writings of William Shakespeare. Drawing from the Shakespeare plays "Richard II" and "Macbeth," the author suggests there are numerous parallels of dramatic narrative between...

  • THE PRINCEPS AS THE PONTIFEX MAXIMUS. THE CASE OF TIBERIUS.
    Musiał, Danuta // Electrum; 2014, Vol. 21, p99 

    The Roman emperor accumulated political and religious power, which in republican tradition was divided between magistrates and priests. This does not mean, however, that the boundary between these authorities has been erased, which also confirms the manner in which the individual ruler held the...

  • Inglorius labor? The Rhetoric of Glory and Utility in Plutarch's Precepts and Tacitus' Agricola.
    KEMEZIS, ADAM M. // Classical World; Fall2016, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p87 

    Two contemporary texts in different languages, Plutarch's Precepts and Tacitus' Agricola, display remarkable commonalities in how they present elite political activity. Specifically, both texts idealize figures who do work for their communities that is useful but apparently lacks glory and...

  • Tacitean sidelights on The Master and Margarita.
    West, Stephanie // International Journal of the Classical Tradition; Spring97, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p473 

    Bulgakov's use of Tacitus' "Annals" in "The Master and Margarita" repays attention. Tacitus inspired his invention of Pilate's pre-Judaean career, the governor's physical courage being illustrated by flashbacks to the battle of Idistaviso (Ann. 2.16-18), while Tacitus' description of the...

  • Dedication: Judith R. Ginsburg.
    Ash, Rhiannon; Malamud, Martha // Arethusa; Spring2006, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p139 

    This article focuses on the works of author Judith Ginsburg in the studies of the writings of ancient author Cornelius Tacitus. Ginsburg's contribution in Tacitean studies started with the publication of her thesis "Tradition and Theme in the Annals of Tacitus" in 1981. In the book, she explores...

  • Theatricality in Tacitus's "Histories."
    Pomeroy, Arthur J. // Arethusa; Spring2006, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p171 

    This article explores the theatricality in the literary work "Histories" by ancient Roman writer Cornelius Tacitus. The author examines the difficulties in judging proper behavior in the setting of the Roman empire with the people in different stations of life. It was noted that the major...

  • Shadows and Assassinations: Forms of Time in Tacitus and Appian.
    Pagán, Victoria E. // Arethusa; Spring2006, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p193 

    This article discusses the depiction of assassination in the books "Histories," by Cornelius Tacitus and in the book "Civil Wars," by Appian. Tacitus and Appian exploits the ideological implication of assassination in their literary works. It was noted that the presentation of the personality...

  • Personendarstellung bei Tacitus: am Beispiel von Cn. Domitius Corbulo und Ser. Sulpicius Galba. Die Antike und ihr Weiterleben, Bd. 6.
    Damon, C.; Bernard, S.; Carli, R.; Farmer, M.; Galante, D.; Gerrish, J.; Gillespie, C.; Ham, C.; Jones, A.; Nethercut, J.; Sagstetter, K.; Smith, E.; Turner, D. // Bryn Mawr Classical Review; 2008, Issue 2, p39 

    The article reviews the book "Personendarstellung bei Tacitus: Am Beispiel von Cn. Domitius Corbulo und Ser. Sulpicius Galba. Die Antike und ihr Weiterleben," by Melanie Geiser.

  • L'image tragique de l'Histoire chez Tacite: étude des schèmes tragiques dans les Histoires et les Annales. Collection Latomus, 333.
    Waddell, Philip T. // Bryn Mawr Classical Review; Aug2012, p48 

    The article reviews the book "L'image tragique de l'Histoire chez Tacite: étude des schèmes tragiques dans les Histoires et les Annales," by Fabrice Galtier.

  • The Difference an Emperor makes: Notes on the reception of the Republican Senate in the Imperial age.
    Roller, Matthew // Classical Receptions Journal; Jan2015, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p11 

    The article focuses on the reception of the Republican Senate in Rome during the Imperial age. Topics mentioned include the definition of the terms "Republic" and "Empire," the functions and differences between the Republican senate and the Imperial senate, and the writings and views of...

  • From Caesar to Tacitus: changes in early Germanic governance circa 50 BC-50 AD.
    Young, Andrew // Public Choice; Sep2015, Vol. 164 Issue 3/4, p357 

    Julius Caesar and Cornelius Tacitus provide characterizations of early Germanic (barbarian) society around, respectively, 50 BC and 50 AD. The earlier date corresponds to expansion of Rome to the Rhine and Danube. During the subsequent century Germanic governance institutions changed in a number...

  • GERMANICUS, NERO AND THE INCOGNITO KING IN TACITUS' ANNALS 2.13 AND 13.25.
    JASNOW, BENJAMIN // Classical Journal; 2015, Vol. 110 Issue 3, p313 

    This paper examines Annals 2.13 and 13.25 in light of folk narratives about the "incognito king." The Germanicus scene of 2.13 is modeled upon a widely attested narrative structure, in which a king assumes a disguise to test and ensure the morality of his subjects. The structure of the narrative...

  • El discurso de Claudio ante el senado (Ann. XI, 24) y la política imperial romana.
    Zúñiga, José Tapia // Acta Poetica; primavera2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p171 

    No abstract available.

  • HORACE'S ARS POETICA AND THE DECONSTRUCTIVE LEECH.
    Habib, M. A. R. // British Journal of Aesthetics; Jan91, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p13 

    The article discusses "Ars Poetica," by Horace and the notion of ut pictura poesis, meaning a poem is like a painting. The author of the article approaches the subject matter employing the literary criticism technique of deconstruction. Plato and the "Republic," the meaning of form, Jacques...

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