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Author Lydus, Ioannes

Title On Powers, Or the Magistracies of the Roman State (De Magistratibus, reipublicae Romanae)
Published Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (362 pages)
Contents ON POWERS OR THE MAGISTRACIES OF THE ROMAN STATE (DE MAGISTRATIBUS REIPUBLICAE ROMANAE); Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword -- Anastasia Bandy; Foreword -- Demetrios J. Constantelos; Foreword -- Craig J.N. de Paulo; Preface -- Anastasius C. Bandy; Preface -- Michael Maas; Acknowledgments; Tabula Codicum, Editionum, Notarum; Chart for Ioannes Lydus' ""Names of Winds"" (De Mensibus); Introduction; On Powers or The Magistracies of the Roman STate (De Magistratibus Reipublicae Romanae)
Summary The objective of this edition is textual and translational in nature. Since the works of Lydus are replete with Latin vocabulary, this book serves to bring it into English. The translation is faithful to the original and accurate so as to express Lydus' intended thoughts. His repetitious use of certain linguistic expressions, although sometimes awkward to render to English, have been retained in order to capture his peculiar linguistic and seemingly crabbed style. The book tries to put his words into working English for the first time, and the translators were meticulous in trying to do a tigh
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Form Electronic book
Author Bandy, Anastasius C.
ISBN 0773418202