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Uncertainty in Livy and Velleius

Time, hermeneutics and Roman historiography

Uncertainty is a fundamental part of the human condition. Experiences thwart expectations, and the world is in constant need of interpretation, evaluation and disambiguation. When writing about the past, historians can approach this uncertainty in different ways and either eliminate it from their history or enact it. This book examines the dynamics between historiography and uncertainty in the works of Livy and Velleius Paterculus. Combining close readings and theoretical reflection, it de...


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  • Éditeur : C.H.Beck
  • Collection : Zetemata | 154
  • Lieu d’édition : München
  • Année d’édition : 2018
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 02 octobre 2020
  • EAN (Édition imprimée) : 9783406722295
  • EAN électronique : 9791036555862
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.chbeck.1812
  • Nombre de pages : 252 p.

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