History in Ovid (Oxford University Press academic monograph by Ronald Syme

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Epp. II. 1. 255 f. See further below, p. 171. g. Florus II. 34. It may be noted in passing that Horace had neglected in Odes I-III to register the first and second closures. 4 Cf. R. c. cclxv. html [23-12-2008 0:03:17] page_28 page_28 < previous page next page > Page 28 public show the sagacious policy of Tiberius Caesar. If he was still writing (and still alive) when the news arrived later in the year 17 that Germanicus was on a mission to the eastern lands, that was no impediment. No fighting of any kind was intended, and none ensued except for the clash between the prince and Cn.

170. 4 Dio LIV. 36. 2. 5 Velleius II. 98. ; Dio LIV. 34. 6 f. ). 6 Bömer (on I. 287) has closings of Janus in 31, 25, and 10. C. was emphasized by Mommsen, Res Gestae Divi Augusti2 (1883), 50. No suggestion from Gagé in his commentary. C. see now Bayerische S-B, 1974, Heft 7. 1. 8 Above, p. 10. 9 Dio LIV. 10. D. 1 (with 10a. 1). html [23-12-2008 0:03:17] page_26 < previous page page_26 next page > Page 26 Conjecture, but there is nothing else to go by. To be sure, a passage in Orosius might still perplex the unwary or the retarded.

3 Dio LV. 32. 4; LVI. 11. 1-12. 1. For the detail, J. Wilkes, Dalmatia (1969), 74. 4Ex P. II. 5 (to Salanus) looks later. html [23-12-2008 0:03:21] page_42 < previous page page_42 next page > Page 42 The reference in Book III is clear and welcome. 1 The poem describing the Pannonian triumph (it is sometimes assumed) was elicited at once, as soon as the glad tidings reached Tomis. 3 This time he waited for (or solicited) a friend's letter to furnish the precise and novel details of that memorable day.

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