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Published: 04 May 2012

448 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199576722

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Latin Panegyric

Edited by Roger Rees

Oxford Readings in Classical Studies

  • Spans a century of scholarship
  • Includes 4 essays translated from French, German, and Latin into English for the first time
  • This collection represents the most influential and modern readings on the collection of speeches of praise addressed to Roman emperors
  • Includes speeches addressed to the emperors Trajan, Maimian, Constantine, Julian, and Theodosius
  • Traces 3 centuries of oratorical praise-giving in the Roman world
  • Contains a full introduction by the editor and an up-to-date bibliography which provides a key point of reference for further study