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A philological commentary on Tacitus, Annals 14, 1-54

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The Commentary deals only with stylistic and linguistic matters. Textual problems are sometimes discussed, but only when they can be illuminated by points of usage. Diverse subjects are treated, but certain themes predominate.

Many of the notes are concerned with the history and usage of certain words and stylistic devices down to the end of the first century A.D. Tacitus' originality and idiosyncrasies, and his indebtedness both to contemporary developments in educated usage and to...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Brasenose College

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Publication date:
1970
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:35373c5d-7c3d-4eb7-aa08-66f0557cdde0
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ora:11422
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English
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