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Dionysius of Halicarnassus

Roman Antiquities, Volume VI. Books 9.25-10 (Loeb Classical Library No. 378)

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        StatementLoeb Classical Library
        PublishersLoeb Classical Library
        LC ClassificationsJanuary 1, 1947
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        Paginationxvi, 112 p. :
        Number of Pages46
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        ISBN 100674994167

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Thucydides Thucydides Introduction Dionysius shared his profession with the subject of this essay. For thus their magistracy will be most secure and most excellent. Dionysius was author also of essays on literature covering rhetoric, Greek oratory, Thucydides, and how to imitate the best models in literature.

And when you have learned to what shameful and dire straits I was reduced, consult with them in what manner you will avenge both me and yourself. Dionysius, of Halicarnassus:also by W. Dionysius, of Halicarnassus:ed. The tyrant gave me this most important magistracy in the belief that I was a fool and either would not be aware of the power attaching to it or, if I did recognize it, would not use it. Of the 20 books of Roman Antiquities from the earliest times to 264 BCE we have the first 9 complete; most of 10 and 11; and later extracts and an epitome of the whole.

Dionysius states that his objects in writing history were to please Dionysius of Halicarnassus of noble deeds and to repay the benefits he had enjoyed in Rome. This man is said by Fabius to have been the son Dionysius of Halicarnassus Egerius, who, as I have shown earlier, was the nephew of Tarquinius the first Roman king of that name, and having been appointed governor of Collatia, was not only himself called Collatinus from his living there, but also left the same surname to his posterity.

His literary style was — imitating in its prime. The Art of Rhetoric attributed to him is probably of later date.

Dionysius of Halicarnassus (Dionysius, of Halicarnassus)

But I do say that these magistrates ought to consult with the senate in everything, as the kings formerly did, and to do nothing without your advice, and that they ought to lay before the people the decrees of the senate, according to the practice of our ancestors, depriving them of none of the privileges which they possessed in earlier times. Book VI 496—493 BCE Includes the first succession of the Plebeians incident.

But since the time permitted me by the circumstances is short, and in this brief time there is little that needs to be said but much to be done, and since I am speaking to those who are acquainted with the facts, I shall remind you merely of those of his deeds that are the most heinous and the most conspicuous and do Dionysius of Halicarnassus admit of any excuse.

146 Herodotus tells us that the Athenian colonists who founded Miletus came into Dionysius of Halicarnassus with the Carians who inhabited the region and slaughtered the father, s, husbands, and sons of the Carian women, whom they took in marriage.