Tacitus' Spectacles

Start time: 17:00 / End time: 18:30 / Date: 14 Nov 2017 / Venue: Walbank Lecture Theatre Abercromby SQ (south)

Open to: Any UOL students / Any UOL staff / General Public

Type: Seminar

Cost: This event is free and open to all. No registration neccessary, for further information please contact Georgia Petridou: petridou@liverpool.ac.uk

Contact: For more information contact Georgia Petridou at petridou@liverpool.ac.uk

About the event

This paper explores Tacitus' reputation, especially in the early modern period, as an historian who communicates skill in political perception. How Tacitus communicates perception is traced through his epigrammatic style, and the role of the epigram or sententia in 1st century AD rhetorical culture.

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