Political Autobiographies And Memoirs In Antiquity

Author: Gabriele Marasco
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004214658
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Through the examination of political autobiographies and memoirs, some preserved in their entirety, others known only from fragments, this book offers a fascinating picture of the way characters who stand out in history saw and represented themselves and their own political actions.

The Classical Heritage In France

Author: Gerald N. Sandy
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004119161
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A study of the reception of Greek and Latin culture in France in the 16th and 17th centuries. There are surveys on topics as diverse as the role of French travellers to classical lands in transforming perceptible reality into narrative textuality, and the influence of ancient law in France.