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Dionysius of Halicarnassus used to be born sooner than fifty three BCE and went to Italy sooner than 29 BCE. He taught rhetoric in Rome whereas learning the Latin language, amassing fabric for a historical past of Rome, and writing. His Roman Antiquities started to appear in 7 BCE. Dionysius states that his items in writing historical past have been to delight fans 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; such a lot of 10 and eleven; and later extracts and an epitome of the complete. Dionysius studied the simplest to be had literary assets (mainly annalistic and different historians) and doubtless a few public files. His paintings and that of Livy are our in simple terms non-stop and specified autonomous 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 variation of the serious essays; the variation of Roman Antiquities is in seven volumes.

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