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Cornelius Nepos

A Selection, including the Lives of Cato and Atticus (Clarendon Ancient History Series)

by Cornelius Nepos

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsNicholas Horsfall (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7396833M
ISBN 100198149034
ISBN 109780198149033

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This biography by Cornelius Nepos (c. BC) sketches Hannibal's life from the time he began traveling with his father's army as a young boy, through his sixteen-year invasion of Italy and his tumultuous political career in Carthage, to his perilous exile and eventual suicide in the East. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Cornelius Nepos, with Notes Historical and Explanatory by Charles Anthon (, Hardcover) .


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Cornelius Nepos has books on Goodreads with ratings. Cornelius Nepos’s most popular book is Cornelius Nepos. 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, Lives of Cato /5. This biography by Cornelius Nepos (c. Cornelius Nepos book sketches Hannibal's life from the time he began traveling with his father's army as a young boy, through his sixteen-year invasion of Italy and his tumultuous political career in Carthage, to his perilous exile and eventual suicide in the : Bret Mulligan.

When reading Nepos′ Lives, one is immediately struck by their straightforward style. Nepos′ syntax is, for the most part, clear and uncomplicated. His more complex sentences unfold in regular patterns, and he pays studious attention to signaling the circumstances in which action takes place and the connection of one thought to the next.

He shows a fondness for antithesis, alliteration (e Author: Cornelius Nepos, Bret Mulligan. Cornelius Nepos (b. 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 men.

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. 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. Cornelius Nepos. Sorte provinciam nactus Hispaniam citeriorem, exque 2 ea triumphum deportavit. Ibi cum diutius moraretur, P.

Scipio Africanus consul iterum, cuius in priore consulatu quaestor fuerat, voluit eum de provincia depellere et ipse ei succedere; neque hoc per senatum efficere potuit, cum quidem Scipio principatum in civitate obtineret, quod tum non potentia, sed iure res publica.

Lives of Eminent Commanders Paperback – December 5, by Cornelius Nepos (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Audible Audiobook, Unabridged /5(3). A translation of the Life of Atticus by Cornelius Nepos.

Translated by Rev. See key to translations for an explanation of the format. The original Latin text can be found in the Latin Library.

Pomponius Atticus ( B.C.) is best known as the intimate friend of the orator Cicero. Cornelius Nepos. Cornelius Nepos. adversus Agesilaus Alcibiades Asia Asiam Athenienses Atheniensium Athens Atticus battle bello bellum Book Cambridge causam Chap Cicero cloth College consilio copias Cuius Darius Died Dion domum Edited edition eius English English Notes eodem eorum Epaminondas erant esset etsi exercitum Extra fcap facere.

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PREFACE. I do not doubt that there will be many, 1 Atticus, who will think this kind of writing 2 trifling in its nature, and not sufficiently adapted to the characters of eminent men, when they shall find it related who taught Epaminondas music, or see it numbered among his accomplishments, that he danced gracefully, and played.

Nepos sketches Hannibal’s life from the time he began traveling with his father's army as a young boy, through his sixteen-year invasion of Italy and his tumultuous political career in Carthage, to his perilous exile and eventual suicide far from Carthage.

Nepos’ biography offers a surprisingly balanced portrayal of a man that most Roman authors vilified as the most monstrous foe that Rome had ever faced. 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. 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. The friend of Cicero, Atticus and Catullus, Cornelius Nepos wrote short popular biographies of Greek and Roman commanders.

The lives are composed in a concise, readable style and they are invaluable for their use of reliable sources. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides Brand: Publishdrive. R, Lucius Annaeus Florus: Epitome of Roman History, and John C. ROLFE, The Book of Cornelius Nepos on the Great Generals of Foreign Nations, Loeb edition, Harvard University Press ().

I have used his introduction extensively for these. Biography. Nepos's Cisalpine birth is attested by Ausonius, and Pliny the Elder calls him Padi accola ("a dweller on the River Po", Naturalis historia III). He was a friend of Catullus, who dedicates his poems to him (I.3), Cicero and Titus Pomponius Atticus.

Eusebius places him in the fourth year of the reign of Augustus, which is supposed to be when he began to attract critical acclaim. Vies des hommes illustrés (extraits) - Cornélius Nepos by Cornélius Nepos and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Cornelius Nepos - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Email this Article Cornelius Nepos.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.Nepos compares Hannibal's individual greatness to the superiority of the Roman people (1–2).

Hannibal's implacable hostility towards the Romans, even after being sent into exile by his fellow-citizens, was a kind of family inheritance (3).