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Dionysius of Halicarnassus was once born earlier than fifty three BCE and went to Italy prior to 29 BCE. He taught rhetoric in Rome whereas learning the Latin language, accumulating fabric for a heritage of Rome, and writing. His Roman Antiquities began appearing in 7 BCE. Dionysius states that his items in writing historical past have been to thrill fanatics of noble deeds and to pay off the advantages he had loved in Rome. yet he wrote additionally to reconcile Greeks to Roman rule. Of the 20 books of Roman Antiquities (from the earliest occasions to 264 BCE) we now have the 1st nine entire; such a lot of 10 and eleven; and later extracts and an epitome of the total. Dionysius studied the simplest on hand literary resources (mainly annalistic and different historians) and probably a few public files. His paintings and that of Livy are our purely non-stop and designated self reliant narratives of early Roman history.

Dionysius used to be writer additionally of essays on literature masking rhetoric, Greek oratory, Thucydides, and the way to mimic the simplest versions in literature.

The Loeb Classical Library publishes a two-volume version of the severe essays; the version of Roman Antiquities is in seven volumes.

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