4 edition of Greek epigrammatists at Rome in the first century B.C. found in the catalog.
Greek epigrammatists at Rome in the first century B.C.
W. G. Hardy
Written in English
|LC Classifications||PA6021 .H3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3, 90 l.|
|Number of Pages||90|
|LC Control Number||68053303|
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And then, subsequent to that, the Roman imperial expansion, which would take that over politically. In Greek literature the epigram reached its peak in the work of the Hellenistic poets of the third century B.C.
to the first century A.D. These made up the larger part of the Greek Anthology, a work in 16 books. and the vast majority of seventeenth-century epigrammatists took this mixed-bag approach.
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in Rome corresponds with the last decades of the Roman Republic and the start of the rule of Rome by was an exciting era dominated by strong men, like Julius Caesar, Sulla, Marius, Pompey the Great, and Augustus Caesar, and civil wars.
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Roman absorption of the thousand-year-old civilization was complete by the 1st century B.C.E. The subject is usually a single thought or event. History of the Epigram Form The word "epigram" comes from the Greek epigraphein, meaning "to write on, inscribe," and originally referred to the inscriptions written on stone monuments in ancient Greece.
The first-century epigrams of the Roman poet Martial became the model for the modern epigram. Created in the first century B.C. by Tiro, secretary to Rome’s famous orator Cicero, it was well established as part of Tiro’s extensive shorthand system, the notae Tironianae, by .Early in the first century B.C.
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