Allusion and Intertext: Dynamics of Appropriation in Roman by Stephen Hinds

By Stephen Hinds

This can be a publication approximately how the poets of Classical Rome came upon creative thought within the phrases and subject matters in their poetic predecessors. It combines conventional Classical methods to poetic allusion and imitation with smooth literary-theoretical methods of considering how texts are used and reused, valued and revalued, specifically examining groups. Like different volumes within the sequence it truly is one of the so much generally conceived brief books on Roman literature to be released in recent times.

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221 or 220). To sum up, Polybius seems to believe that many years before 220/19 (whether earlier or later than the Ebro treaty of 226 he unfortunately does not specify) Saguntum had made an alliance with Rome, and relying on this agreement had appealed to Roman arbitration in c. 221/20 at a time of internal stasis, and as a result some leading Saguntines were put to death. The subsequent course of events is difficult to determine amid much misunderstanding and misrepresentations by the ancient sources.

All these aspects of coinage are particularly relevant to many events discussed in Chapters 10 and I I below. The volume of a particular coinage, provenance, variations in the magnitude of issues, and changes in the production or even the structure of a coinage can all be reflections of important economic or political developments. Thus the radical restructuring of Roman coinage in the late third century is in great measure a response to the pressures and demands created by the Second Punic War.

IJ that bound the Romans not to attack the tribes south of the river (/ATJTC 'Pwnaiovs rot? -ncpav rovSt TOV iroTafioG TTOXC^LOV eK(j>€paf) because he detects a Semitism in this phrase which derived, he believes, from the original Punic text. Badian 1980, 164: (c 3), accepts Polybius'denial that any concessions made by the Romans were connected with Spain: rather they might concern trading concessions or remission of the indemnitv. Cambridge Histories Online © Cambridge University Press, 2008 HAMILCAR AND HASDRUBAL 31 ancient source specifically says so, it was almost certainly Massilian pressure on Rome that led her to send the embassy in 226.

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