In Praise of Later Roman Emperors (Paperback)

The Panegyrici Latini (Transformation of the Classical Heritage #21)

By C. E. V. Nixon, Barbara Saylor Rodgers

University of California Press, 9780520286252, 744pp.

Publication Date: March 18, 2015

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Hardcover (11/2/1995)

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Description

Here, for the first time, is an annotated English translation of the eleven later panegyrics (291-389 C.E.) of the XII Panegyrici Latini, with the original Latin text prepared by R. A. B. Mynors. Each panegyric has a thorough introduction, and detailed commentary on historical events, style, figures of speech, and rhetorical strategies accompanies the translations. The very difficult Latin of these insightful speeches is rendered into graceful English, yet remains faithful to the original.


About the Author

C. E. V. Nixon is Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Barbara Saylor Rodgers is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Vermont.