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Character portrayal and distortion in Ammianus Marcellinus

Robert Newman Mooney

Character portrayal and distortion in Ammianus Marcellinus

by Robert Newman Mooney

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ammianus Marcellinus.,
  • Historiography

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    Pagination4, v, 158 leaves.
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18727634M

    The four editors of this book will be very familiar to scholars of Ammianus as the co-authors, since , of the indispensible "Dutch commentaries" on the Res Gestae. 1 This volume collects papers delivered at a conference that marked the completion of the commentaries on Ammianus' "Julianic books" (), and the beginning of the. Barbara Sidwell is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University, Sydney. She holds a PhD in Classical studies and ancient .

    For more on Ammianus' geographical mistakes, see Woloch, "Am- mianus, Alpine Passes and Maps." Ammianus' translators have been particularly quick to point out where Ammianus goes wrong. See Wallace-Hadrill, "Introduction and Notes" 29 and , and Rolfe, Ammianus Marcellinus and . The distortion of original data collected and interpreted by other research groups by Marriner et al. () is particularly disturbing. pointing out Ammianus' portrayal of the battle of Amida.

    Although such canonical figures of late ancient studies as Augustine and Ammianus Marcellinus appear in its pages, this book shifts our perspective from the center to the side or the margins. The essays consider, for example, the ordinary Christians whom Augustine addressed, the border regions of Mesopotamia and Vandal Africa, 'popular' or. At least his lost Book XIII did also; see further, Robert Frakes, "Cross-References to the Lost Books of Ammianus Marcellinus," Phoenix 49 (): [[10]]For a discussion of Constantius' character, see DiMaio and Arnold, Byzantion, 62 (), ff. For a summary of his virtues and vices, see Ammianus


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Character portrayal and distortion in Ammianus Marcellinus by Robert Newman Mooney Download PDF EPUB FB2

METHODS OF CHARACTER PORTRAYAL IN THE RES GESTAE OF A M MI AN US MARCELLINUS by D. Pauw (Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit) INTRODUCTION: Ammianus Marcellinus was the last of the greater Roman historians.

He was of Greek descent, born at Antioch in about A.D. Having followed a military career for some time, later presumably as member of. Pauw, D.A. Ammianus Marcellinus and ancient historiography, biography, and character portrayal. AClass 22 () Pauw, D.A. Methods of character portrayal in the Res gestae of Ammianus Marcellinus.

AClass 20 () Rike, R.L. Apex omnium: religion in the Res gestae of Ammianus. DGA4 R55 Roberts, M. Get this from a library. The portrayal and role of anger in the Res gestae of Ammianus Marcellinus.

[Barbara Sidwell] -- Ammianus' treatment of the emotion of anger reveals as much, if not more, about his education, values, beliefs, personality, than it does about the.

Mooney, Character Portrayal and Distortion in Ammianus Marcellinus (diss. Michigan ) — discusses "exaggerated or disparaging language'S and mentions one or two metaphors from the stage under more general rubrics.

Pauw, "Methods of Character Portrayal in the Res Gestae of Ammianus Marcellinus" Acta Classica. early as B where his severe 4 R.C. Blockley, ‘Ammianus Marcellinus’s Use of Exempla’, Florilegium 13 (),at A.M.

greater depth of understanding of the role of the key emotion of anger within the character of Julian, as portrayed by Ammianus, and how he uses anger to influence the reader and colour his. Ammianus' Julian: Narrative and Genre in the Res Gestae offers a major reinterpretation of the work, which is one of the main narrative sources for the political history of the later Roman Empire, and argues for a re-examination of Ammianus' agenda and methods in narrating the reign of Julian.

the portrayal and role of anger in the res gestae of ammianus marcellinus i table of contents iii abstract vi declaration vii acknowledgements/preface viii introduction 1 thesis summary 1 ammianus and his history 1 anger words used by ammianus 5 research questions/hypothesis 7 aims/objectives of.

In Book 28 Ammianus describes the military activity of Valentinian on the Rhine. The historian speaks with admiration about his efforts to strengthen the northwestern border of the empire. He shows a similar esteem for the general Theodosius, who re-established order in Britain.

However, in the greater part of Book 28 there is an air of gloom. AMMIANUS MARCELLINUS AND ANCIENT HISTORIOGRAPHY, BIOGRAPHY AND CHARACTER PORTRAYAL by D.

Pauw (Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit) lhe aim ot the present investigation is briefly to analyse Ammianus precursors in historiography, biography and related genres in an attempt to record the biographical elements in their works.

The Res Gestae of Ammianus Marcellinus poses numerous structural puzzles for the historian, among them the anomalous final book, numbered 31 in the manuscript tradition. This book, which treats the Gothic rebellion of a.d.

– and the campaign of Adrianople, is loosely connected to the other extant books, which conclude with events of a.d. The present article argues that Book " Ammianus Marcellinus and Ancient Historiography, Biography and Character Portrayal.

" AClass – L'enciclopedismo tardoantico e le discipline del quadrivio: prospec-tive metodologiche. [Authors and titles are listed at the end of the review.] [The reviewer apologizes for the lateness of this review.] The four editors of this book will be very familiar to scholars of Ammianus as the co-authors, sinceof the indispensible “Dutch commentaries” on the Res Gestae.

1 This volume collects papers delivered at a conference that marked the completion of the commentaries. Ammianus’ treatment of the emotion of anger reveals as much, if not more, about his education, values, beliefs, personality, than it does about the people he writes about.

This research contributes to a greater depth of understanding of the role of the key emotion of anger within the individual and collective lives of the characters as portrayed by Ammianus Marcellinus and how he.

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Secondly, the addition of the words [unknown character] as in E, makes it unclear whether the authorship of `Marcellinus' is to be credited to the scholia or to the Life itself. It is certainly clear, as I have already mentioned and as Petersen points out,(17) that `Marcellinus' was an established source for the life of Thucydides by the time.

SOURCE: Thompson, E. “Ammianus as an Historian.” In The Historical Work of Ammianus Marcellinus, pp. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, [In. Marie, M.A. “Virtus and Fortuna in Ammianus-Marcellinus, The Responsibility of Gods and Men in the Abandonment of Nisibis and the Defeat at Adrianople (‘Res Gestae’ Book and Book)”.

Revue Des Etudes Latines V67,Character Portrayal and Distortion in Ammianus Marcellinus. Myrtle Soles Studies in Colloquial Language in the Poems of Catullus.

Walter A. Markowicz The Text Tradition of St. John Chrysostom's Homilies on Genesis and MSS Michiganenses78, and Holkhamicus George F. Osmun Dialogue Technique in Menander. Finley A. Hooper. 1 Ammianus’ narrative on the siege of Amida (XIX, ) takes up more space, but covers a period of 74 ; 1 One of the best known passages of Ammianus Marcellinus’ fourth century history is his account of the battle of Argentoratum (Strasbourg) inwhere the newly appointed Caesar Julian led his Gallic army to a definitive victory over the Alamanni under king Chnodomar and his allies.

Search: {{$rchQuery.q}}, Page {{$}} {{}} {{t}}. Ammianus Marcellinus (c. - after ) is the preeminent historian of the Late Roman Empire, whose extant work forms the most important narrative we possess on the Fourth Century A.D.

Born of genteel extraction in a Greek-speaking part of the empire, Ammianus served in the army in campaigns ranging form Gaul to Persia before settling in Rome /5(32).Roman Rule in Greek and Latin Writing explores the ways in which Greek and Latin writers from the late 1st to the 3rd century CE experienced and portrayed Roman cultural institutions and power.

The central theme is the relationship between cultures as reflected in Greek and Latin authors’ responses to Roman power; in practice the collection revisits the orthodoxy of two separate intellectual.Ammianus Marcellinus, Res Gestae, Libri XV-XXV (books 15–25).

See J.C. Rolfe, Ammianus Marcellinus, Harvard University Press, Cambridge Mass., / 3 Volumes. Ammianus Marcellinus, The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus During the Reigns of the Emperors Constantius, Julian, Jovianus, Valentinian, and Valens.