Ronald Syme: Sallust Sather Classical Lectures

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With this classic book Sir Ronald Syme became the first historian of the twentieth century to Ο άχρηστος πλανήτης και άλλα Σοβιετικά διηγήματα επιστημονικής φαντασίας place Sallust whom Tacitus called the most brilliant Roman historian in his socialolitical and literary context Scholars had considered Sallust to.

Be a mere Метро 2033 political hack oramphleteer but Syme's text makes important connections between the olitics of the Republic and the literary achievement of the author to show Sallust as a historian unbiased by artisanship In a new foreword Ron.

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Ald Mellor delivers one of the most thorough biographical essays of Sir Ronald Syme in English He both Živý bič places the book in the context of Syme's other works and details therogression of Sallustian studies since and as a result of Syme's work.

Sir Ronald Syme OM FBA 11 March 1903 – 4 September 1989 was a New Zealand born historian and classicist Long associated with Oxford University he is widely regarded as the 20th century's greatest historian of ancient Rome His great work was The Roman Revolution 1939 a masterly and controversial analysis of Roman political life in the period following the assassination of Julius Caesar