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"Roman Rule in Greek and Latin Writing" explores the ways that Greek and Latin writers from the past due 1st to the third century CE skilled and portrayed Roman cultural associations and gear. The principal subject matter is the connection among cultures as mirrored in Greek and Latin authors responses to Roman strength; in perform the gathering revisits the orthodoxy of 2 separate highbrow teams, differentiated as a lot by means of cultural and political schedule as through language. The e-book positive factors experts in Greek and Roman literary and highbrow tradition; it gathers papers on a number of authors, throughout numerous literary genres, and during this spectrum, makes attainable an educated and particular comparability of Greek and Latin literary perspectives of Roman strength (in quite a few manifestations, together with army, faith, legislation and politics)."

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