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Dionysius of Halicarnassus was once born earlier than fifty three BCE and went to Italy earlier than 29 BCE. He taught rhetoric in Rome whereas learning the Latin language, accumulating fabric for a background of Rome, and writing. His Roman Antiquities started to appear in 7 BCE. Dionysius states that his items in writing background have been to delight enthusiasts 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 instances to 264 BCE) we have now the 1st nine whole; so much of 10 and eleven; and later extracts and an epitome of the full. Dionysius studied the simplest on hand literary assets (mainly annalistic and different historians) and probably a few public files. His paintings and that of Livy are our merely 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 types in literature.

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

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