Tacitus’ Tiberius: The state of the evidence for the emperor’s Ipsissima Verba in the Annals

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David B. Wharton, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Ronald Syme first proposed that the style and vocabulary of some of the speeches attributed to Tiberius in the Annals were strongly influenced by those actually uttered by the Emperor, as preserved in the acta senatus.

Additional Information

American Journal of Philology 118.1 1997, pp. 119-125. http://doi.org/10.1353/ajp.1997.0017
Language: English
Date: 1997
Tacitus, Tiberius, Tiberianisms

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