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Ammianus Marcellinus and the representation of historical reality

by Timothy David Barnes

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-277) and indexes.

      StatementTimothy D. Barnes.
      SeriesCornell studies in classical philology ;, v. 56
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG316 .B37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 290 p. ;
      Number of Pages290
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL359771M
      ISBN 100801435269
      LC Control Number98019791

      7 Barnes, T. D., Ammianus Marcellinus and the Representation of Historical Reality (), 20 – 31, which draws radical implications for the number of books in the original Res Gestae from the hexadic structure, viz. the loss of eighteen rather than thirteen books, and the subsequent misnumbering of those extant. The content of the extant.   This paper examines Ammianus Marcellinus’ intertextual dialogue with epic tradition in his account of the Persian siege of Amida (Amm. Marc. ). It adds to the stock of meaningful Vergilian allusions in the Amida episode, as well as examining significant allusions to Vergil’s successors, Ovid, Lucan, and the Flavian poets.

      Family. According to Ammianus and Zosimus, Charito was a daughter of ianus was a military commander situated in Sirmium during the late reign of Constantius had served as a commander in a conflict with the Sassanid Empire in He then served as comes domesticorum under Constantius Gallus.. In , Lucillianus and Procopius formed the second embassy sent by. Aldershot Variorum, ISBN Barnes, Timothy David (), Ammianus Marcellinus and the representation of historical reality, Cornell studies in Antiochus XI Epiphanes (3, words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article.

      Main Philological and Historical Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXIX. Philological and Historical Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXIX Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that . Timothy Barnes is Emeritus Professor of Classics at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Constantine and Eusebius (), The New Empire of Diocletian and Constantine (), Athanasius and Constantius, Theology and Politics in the Constantinian Empire (), Ammianus Marcellinus and the Representation and Historical Reality (), and Early Christian Hagiography and Roman History.


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Introduction. Ammianus Marcellinus (b. after ) was a native Greek speaker who served in the Roman army and in about completed the Res gestae, a Latin history in thirty-one books from Nerva to Valens (the years 96 to CE).The eighteen surviving books cover his own times, from toand fall naturally into three “hexads” or groups of six books.

^ Kelly, Gavin, Ammianus Marcellinus: The Allusive Historian sff, Cambridge ^ Barnes, Timothy D., Ammianus Marcellinus and the Representation of Historical Reality, Ithaca, ^ For example, Warren T. Treadgold (). A history of the Byzantine state and society. Stanford University Press. ISBN Ammianus’ Book 25 is among the most interesting in the whole of the Res Gestae and not just for its contemporary relevance: a world empire, under an ambitious new ruler seeking easy glory, launches an ill-advised and badly prepared war in Mesopotamia and gets its nose badly bloodied.

1 Book 25 is the climax of Ammianus’ Julianic narrative, a climax that he has been preparing for us since. Ammianus Marcellinus and the Representation of Historical Reality The Townsend LecturesMuch of what we know today of Rome in the fourth century has its source in Res Gestae, the sole surviving work of the historian Ammianus Marcellinus.

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Barnes | 24 Sep out of 5 stars 1. Ammianus Marcellinus (/–after ) was a fourth-century Roman historian.

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