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The Resource Reading the Roman republic in early modern England, by Freyja Cox Jensen

Reading the Roman republic in early modern England, by Freyja Cox Jensen

Label
Reading the Roman republic in early modern England
Title
Reading the Roman republic in early modern England
Statement of responsibility
by Freyja Cox Jensen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Placing the reading of history in its cultural and educational context, and examining the processes by which ideas about ancient Rome circulated, this study provides the first assessment of the significance of Roman history, broadly conceived, in early modern England. The existing scholarship, preoccupied with republicanism in the decades before the Civil Wars, and focusing on the major drama of the period, has distorted our understanding of what ancient history really meant to early modern readers. This study articulates the connections between the history of education, reading and writing, and challenges the schools of historical thought which associate a particular classical source with one set of readings; here, for the first time, is an in-depth analysis of the role of Roman history in creating an English latinate culture which encompassed far wider debates and ideas than the purely political
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
937/.02072042
Index
index present
LC call number
DA320
LC item number
.C69 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Library of the written word
  • The Handpress world
Series volume
  • v. 22
  • 16
Label
Reading the Roman republic in early modern England, by Freyja Cox Jensen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-243) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reading the Roman Republic. -- "The attaining of humane learning": education and Roman history -- Editions and translations: the publishing and circulation of Roman history -- Evidence of reading: catalogues and inventories -- Evidence of reading: commonplace books, notebooks and marginalia -- Re-imagining Rome. -- From Pharsalus to Philippi: stories of Pompey and Caesar -- "You are his heirs": Antony, Octavian and Cleopatra after the ides -- Caesar Augustus: "how happely he governed"? -- Conclusion. "[A]nother Rome in the West?"
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 248 pages
Isbn
9789004233218
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2012021093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)794263682
Label
Reading the Roman republic in early modern England, by Freyja Cox Jensen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-243) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reading the Roman Republic. -- "The attaining of humane learning": education and Roman history -- Editions and translations: the publishing and circulation of Roman history -- Evidence of reading: catalogues and inventories -- Evidence of reading: commonplace books, notebooks and marginalia -- Re-imagining Rome. -- From Pharsalus to Philippi: stories of Pompey and Caesar -- "You are his heirs": Antony, Octavian and Cleopatra after the ides -- Caesar Augustus: "how happely he governed"? -- Conclusion. "[A]nother Rome in the West?"
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 248 pages
Isbn
9789004233218
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2012021093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)794263682

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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