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Author Turner, Andrew J
Title Private and Public Lies : The Discourse of Despotism and Deceit in the Graeco-Roman World
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2010
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (459 pages)
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Series Impact of Empire Ser. ; v.11
Impact of Empire Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- Contributors -- Introduction -- THE GRAECO-HELLENISTIC WORLD -- Hall: Autochthonous Autocrats -- Londey: Phokian Desperation -- Bosworth: Truth and Falsehood in Early Hellenistic Propaganda -- Prag: The Despots who Cried 'Carthage!' -- REPUBLICAN ROME -- Pina Polo: Frigidus Rumor -- Dart: Deceit and the Struggle for Roman Franchise in Italy -- Hurlet: Pouvoirs extraordinaires et tromperie -- AUGUSTAN DISSIMULATION -- Vervaet: Arrogating Despotic Power Through Deceit -- Rich: Deception, Lies, and Economy with the Truth -- EARLY IMPERIAL LITERATURE -- Turner: Lucan's Cleopatra -- Penwill: The Imperial Encomia of Lucan and Silius -- Sciarrino: What 'Lies' behind Phaedrus' Fables? -- Lee-Stecum: Tales of Deceit in Pre-Republican Rome -- Calhoon: Is There an Antidote to Caesar? -- Kim On Chong-Gossard: Who Slept with Whom in the Roman Empire? -- THE LATER EMPIRE -- Icks: From Priest to Emperor to Priest-Emperor -- Bleckmann: Constantinus Tyrannus -- Brown: Justinian, Procopius, and Deception -- THE BROADER CONTEXT -- Ridley: Despotism and Deceit -- Bibliography -- Index -- Index Locorum
This book examines despotism and deceit in the Graeco-Roman world from historical and literary perspectives, over a range of historical periods including classical Athens, the Hellenistic kingdoms, late republican and early imperial Rome, late antiquity, and Byzantium
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Turner, Andrew J. Private and Public Lies : The Discourse of Despotism and Deceit in the Graeco-Roman World Leiden : BRILL,c2010 9789004187757
Subject Deception - Political aspects - Rome - History
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Alt Author Kim, James H
Vervaet, Frederik Juliaan
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