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Nuffelen, Peter van
Orosius and the rhetoric of history / Peter Van Nuffelen
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  DG205 .N84 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Orosius, Paulus. Historiarum adversus paganos libri VII
Rome -- Historiography
Subject(s) Rhetoric, Ancient
Physical Description 252 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-234) and indexes
Contents Unexpected pearls : prefaces and the rhetoric of deference -- A tale of two cities : book 2 and the fall of Rome -- The past as literature : exempla and the culture of rhetoric -- (Re)sources of narrative -- A sense of the past : the truth of rhetoric -- A past for the present : on metaphors and panegyric -- Beyond Rome : universal history and the barbarian -- What difference does Christianity make?
NOTE 521700
Series Oxford early Christian studies

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