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A.J. Woodman: Fragments from the Past, Some Early Roman Historians

Monday, May 13, 2013
5:15 – 7:00 pm
Building 110, Room 112 

Join us at 5:00pm for light refreshments.
In this lecture the speaker discusses some of the issues raised by such early Roman historians as Fabius Pictor and attempts to place some of their fragments in a literary and cultural context.
 A.J. Woodman has produced twenty-one books, including Rhetoric in Classical Historiography and commentaries on Velleius Paterculus and (co-authored with R.H. Martin) Tacitus, Annals 3 and 4. His most recent book, co-edited with Ian Du Quesnay, is Catullus: Poems, Books, Readers, which appeared last fall; he is currently finishing a commentary on Tacitus' Agricola for the Cambridge 'green and yellow' series.