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Selections from L"Hommond"s Viri Romae and Cornelius Nepos

Selections from L"Hommond"s Viri Romae and Cornelius Nepos

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The Roman writer Cornelius Nepos was a friend of Cicero and Catullus and other first-century BCE authors, and portions of his encyclopedic work On Famous Men are the earliest surviving biographies written in Latin. In The Political Biographies of Cornelius Nepos, Rex Stem presents Nepos as a valuable witness to the late Republican era, whose biographies share the exemplary republican. Vitae. Cornelius Nepos. Albert Fleckeisen. Leipzig. Teubner. This text was converted to electronic form by optical character recognition and has been proofread to a high level of accuracy.

CORNELIUS NEPOS (c. B.C.), Roman historian, friend of Catullus, Cicero and Atticus, was born in Upper Italy (perhaps at Verona or Ticinum). He wrote: Chronica, an epitome of universal history; Exempla, a collection of anecdotes after the style of Valerius Maximus; letters to Cicero; lives of Cato the elder and Cicero; and De viris illustribus, parallel lives of distinguished Romans and. Cornelius Nepos was born in Cisalpine Gaul but lived in Rome and was a friend of Cicero, Atticus, and Catullus. Most of his writings—which included poems, moral examples from history, a chronological sketch of general history, a geographical work, and lives of Cato the Elder and Cicero and other biographies—are lost.


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Selections from L'Hommond's Viri Romae and Cornelius Nepos. 01 Paperback – January 1, by Charles François Lhomond (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, Author: Charles François Lhomond. Selections from L'Hommond's Viri Romae and Cornelius Nepos.

New York, Maynard, Merrill, & Co. [©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: C F L'Homond; John T Buchanan; Richard Alexander von Minckwitz; Cornelius Nepos. Selections from L'Hommond's Viri Romae and Cornelius Nepos CONTENTS Selections from Viri Romae: 1.

Romulus, Romanorum Rex Primus 9 2. Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus 11 3. Gaius Iulius Caesar 18 4. Marcus Tullius Cicero 27 5. Octavianus Caesar Augustus 33 Selections from Nepos: 1. Miltiades 43 2. Themistocles 50 3. Aristides 59 4. Epaminondas 61 5 Pages: Selections from L'Hommond's Viri Romae and Cornelius Nepos.

New York, Maynard, Merrill, & Co. [©] (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: C F L'Homond; John T Buchanan; Richard Alexander von Minckwitz; Cornelius Nepos.

Full text of "Selections from L'Hommond's Viri Romae and Cornelius Nepos" See other formats. Cornelius Nepos (/ k ɔːr ˈ n iː l i ə s ˈ n iː p ɒ s, ˈ n ɛ p ɒ s /; c.

BC – c. 25 BC) was a Roman biographer. He was born at Hostilia, a village in Cisalpine Gaul not far from Verona. Selections Illustrative Of Greek And Roman History Paperback – May 3, by Cornelius Nepos (Author) See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Cornelius Nepos. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Cornelius Nepos. A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Nepos, Cornelius: Aemilius Probus, De Excellentibus Ducibus Exterarum Gentium; et, Cornelli Nepotis Quae Supersunt (in Latin; Basel: Bibliopolii Schweighauseriani, ), ed.

by Karl Ludwig Roth (page images at HathiTrust) Nepos, Cornelius: Life of Hannibal (main text in Latin. Cornelius Nepos has books on Goodreads with ratings. Cornelius Nepos’s most popular book is Cornelius Nepos. Cornelius Nepos, Roman historian, the earliest biographer to write in Latin.

He was a correspondent and friend of Cicero and Atticus, and he was the friend (or patron) to whom Catullus dedicated his poems. Nepos came, like Catullus, from Cisalpine Gaul (northern Italy). His principal writings were.

Trebia. Trasimene. Cannae. With three stunning victories, Hannibal humbled Rome and nearly shattered its empire. Even today Hannibal's brilliant, if ultimately unsuccessful, campaign against Rome during the Second Punic War ( BC) make him one of history's most celebrated military leaders.

This biography by Cornelius Nepos (c. BC) sketches Hannibal's life from the time he began Author: Bret Mulligan. Other articles where De viris illustribus is discussed: Cornelius Nepos: His principal writings were De viris illustribus (“On Famous Men”; in at least 16 books), comprising brief biographies of distinguished Romans and foreigners; Chronica (in 3 books), which introduced to the Roman reader a Greek invention, the universal comparative chronology; Exempla (in at least 5 books), which.

Cornelii Nepotis Vitae Excellentium Imperatorum: Cum Versione Anglica, Notis Quoque Anglicis, Indice = Or, Cornelius Nepos s Lives of the Excellent Commanders with an English Translation, with English Notes, the Ninthed (Paperback) by Cornelius Nepos and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Cornelius Nepos book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book includes an introduction, original text, student notes, vo /5. For a man who devoted such energy to chronicling the exploits of famous men, Cornelius Nepos left behind few clues about his own life.

Nepos was likely born within a decade of BC in Cisalpine Gaul, the district of northern Italy bounded to the north by the Alps and to the south by the Rubicon River. This prosperous region would produce many of the great Roman authors, including Catullus Author: Cornelius Nepos, Bret Mulligan.

Cornelius Nepos XV. Epaminondas. Epaminondas, Polymnidis 2 filius,Thebanus. De hoc priusquam scribimus, haec praecipienda videntur lectoribus, ne alienos mores ad suos referant, neve ea quae ipsis leviora sunt pari modo apud ceteros fuisse 2 arbitrentur.

Scimus enim musicen nostris moribus abesse a principis persona, saltare vero etiam in vitiis poni; quae omnia apud Graecos et grata et. Nomenclature du Cornelius Nepos, mise dans un ordre conforme a la methode de M.

J.-J. Ordinaire; par MM. Auguste Michelot. et Bessieres.Date de l'edition originale: Ce livre est la reproduction fidele d'une oeuvre publiee avant et fait partie d'une collection de livres reimprimes a la demande editee par Hachette Livre, dans le.

This book, the flagship of the new Clarendon Ancient History Series, provides a complete translation of and historical commentary on the most important works of Cornelius Nepos (cc B.C.).

In addition to Nepos's biographies of Cato and Atticus, the book includes the Preface to the foreign generals, fragments, and the letters of Cornelia. Cornelius Nepos. arbitramur; neque umquam sine aliqua lectione apud eum cenatum est, ut non minus animo quam 2 ventre convivae delectarentur. Namque eos vocabat, quorum mores a.

Introduction. Cornelius Nepos (b. –d.c. 25 BCE) is the first biographer in Latin whose works survive and the first biographer from antiquity whose surviving works include a series of lives of political is not known to have been involved in politics, and he seems to have lived a quiet, scholarly life.

He was friends with some of the distinguished literary minds of his time. de Vita Excellentium Imperatorum | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.This site contains a Latin text, notes, vocabulary, and media for Cornelius Nepos' Life of also includes the Prologus (preface) to Nepos' biographies of foreign commanders.

Although the Prologus is not essential for understanding the Life of Hannibal, it does provide valuable insight into Nepos’ reasons for writing biography, his intended audience, and how Nepos understood the.

My fully illustrated and annotated translation of Cornelius Nepos's Lives of the Great Commanders was published on Septem It is available in paperback, hardcover, audiobook, and Kindle editions. This is an original translation. For me this book was a labor of love. For many centuries, Nepos's collection of biographical sketches was considered an.