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Suetonius: Diuus Claudius

Suetonius

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284 pages. Dimensions: 7.1in. x 4.8in. x 0.7in.This volume presents the Latin text, accompanied by an introduction and a detailed commentary, of the biography of the emperor Claudius written by the early second-century AD author Suetonius. The commentary provides context for the factual and anecdotal information given in the text and also explains the authors method of composition and provides help with difficult grammatical points. The introduction contains sections on Suetonius, Claudius, and the text itself. This is the first English commentary on the Claudius Life to deal with both historical and stylistic issues. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780521596763

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Title: Suetonius: Diuus Claudius

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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This volume presents the Latin text, accompanied by an introduction and a detailed commentary, of the biography of the emperor Claudius written by the early second-century AD author Suetonius. The commentary provides context for the factual and anecdotal information given in the text and also explains the author's method of composition and provides help with difficult grammatical points. The introduction contains sections on Suetonius, Claudius, and the text itself. This is the first English commentary on the Claudius Life to deal with both historical and stylistic issues.

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"...Hurley has done her work well, and has provided us with an excellent addition to the Cambridge series, one that will benefit students at both the beginning and advanced levels." Phoenix

"This work is highly recommended for all university libraries." Religious Studies Review

"Additions to the Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics series are welcome, and Hurley's Divus Claudius is no exception. Students of Roman history and Latin literature will find much to praise in this work.... This work is highly recommended for all university libraries." Religious Studies Review

"H.'s OLD citations are generally helpful by offering a quick starting-point for translation....Overall, [Divus Claudius] is a sound edition, and in paperback." Classical Bulletin

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