Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 October 2002

250 Pages | 5 plates

ISBN: 9780199249183

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Layers of Loyalty

Latin Panegyric 289 - 307

Roger Rees

  • Combines historical, art-historical, and literary critical approaches
  • The first study to focus on a collection of five Latin panegyrics (speeches of praise) delivered in Northern Gaul to Roman emperors in the late third and fourth centuries BC
  • Relates the circumstances of delivery and contemporary contexts to thespeeches' highly mannered style and content