Valerius Maximus and the Rhetoric of the New Nobility W. Martin Bloomer

ISBN: 9780807865095

Published: November 30th 1992

Paperback

296 pages


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Valerius Maximus and the Rhetoric of the New Nobility  by  W. Martin Bloomer

Valerius Maximus and the Rhetoric of the New Nobility by W. Martin Bloomer
November 30th 1992 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 296 pages | ISBN: 9780807865095 | 5.19 Mb

Throughout the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, Valerius Maximuss Memorable Deeds and Sayings was the most widely read prose after the Bible. Bloomer revives this classic text to examine how, why, and for whom Valerius composed this collection ofMoreThroughout the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, Valerius Maximuss Memorable Deeds and Sayings was the most widely read prose after the Bible. Bloomer revives this classic text to examine how, why, and for whom Valerius composed this collection of rhetorical examples.

He argues that the work expresses the concerns and anxieties of literate first-century Romans and shows that it creates paradigms for a new culture.Originally published in 1992.A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print.

These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.



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