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Speech and action in the Antiquitates Romanae of Dionysius of Halicarnassus: the question of historical change

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This thesis examines the relationship between speech and action in Dionysius' Antiquitates Romanae. It consists of five main chapters, an introduction and a conclusion. In the introduction I establish the status quaestionis and consider different modes of presenting discourse. Chapter 2 is an intertextual analysis of Dionysius' first preface, AR I.1-8, exploring Dionysius' engagement with his Greek and Roman predecessors. I take one modern theory, concerning Dionysius appare...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Oriel College
Department:
Humanities Division - Classics Faculty - Classical Languages and Literature

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2008
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:30012af0-0ba8-46cd-a9d8-d53d8d3f73c1
Local pid:
ora:6022

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