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Tacitus' History of Politically Effective Speech
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Ellen O'Gorman
Categories: Communication
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

"This study examines how Tacitus' representation of speech determines the roles of speakers within the political sphere, and explores the possibility of politically effective speech in the principate. It argues against the traditional scholarly view that Tacitus refuses to offer a positive view of senatorial power in the principate: while
Tacitus’ History of Politically Effective Speech
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Ellen O'Gorman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This study examines how Tacitus' representation of speech determines the roles of speakers within the political sphere, and explores the possibility of politically effective speech in the principate. It argues against the traditional scholarly view that Tacitus refuses to offer a positive view of senatorial power in the principate: while
Tacitus’ History of Politically Effective Speech
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Ellen O'Gorman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This study examines how Tacitus' representation of speech determines the roles of speakers within the political sphere, and explores the possibility of politically effective speech in the principate. It argues against the traditional scholarly view that Tacitus refuses to offer a positive view of senatorial power in the principate: while
Stimmen der Geschichte
Language: de
Pages: 293
Authors: Dennis Pausch
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

A common narrative device in historical writing in antiquity was the use of speeches delivered by a historical person, which the historian composed and rendered in direct speech. This work presents, for the first time, a comprehensive comparison of how the most important historians in antiquity used this device. The
Tacitus
Language: en
Pages: 211
Authors: Ronald Mellor
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Routledge

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 shaped modern political attitudes. Ronald Mellor provides a compelling